BirthdayJuly 1, 1961
BirthplaceKarnal, India

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Kalpana Chawla

    Full name: Kalpana Chawla
    Also known as: Kalpana Chawla, Chawla, Kalpana, Kalpana Chawl, Siddhartha mishra, kaplana chaula
    Professions: Astronaut

  2. Kalpana Chawla Death information

    Died: Saturday, 1st of February, 2003 (Age: 41)

  3. Kalpana Chawla Biography

    Kalpana Chawla (March 17, 1962 – February 1, 2003) was born in Karnal, India. She was the first Indian-American astronaut and first Indian woman in space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and primary robotic arm operator. In 2003, Chawla was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.

  4. Kalpana Chawla Family

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