Kalpana Chawla, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Astronaut Kalpana Chawla passed away at age 40; this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Kalpana Chawla and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

NASA’s first Indian astronaut and the first Indian-born woman in space. She died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.

She grew up in Karnal, Haryana. In 1983, she married Jean-Pierre Harrison.

How did Kalpana Chawla die?

Kalpana Chawla's death was caused by Accident.

Information about the death of Kalpana Chawla
Cause of deathAccident
Age of death40 years
ProfessionAstronaut
BirthdayMarch 17, 1962
Death dateFebruary 1, 2003
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Kalpana Chawla

The list of what I want to do is so long, I would need a few lifetimes to achieve them. For instance, I would like to fly small planes, maybe over the Ganges one day.

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I would say if you have a dream, follow it. It doesn’t really matter whether you are a woman or from India or from wherever.

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When you lift off, the pressure is supposed to be maximum. But actually, it was very benign. Very enjoyable. But as soon as the engines cut off and you get to zero gravity, you felt as if you were being pushed off your seat. You feel disoriented. You don’t feel aligned with anything. I felt for a few good hours that I was falling.

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Do something because you really want to do it. If you’re doing it just for the goal and don’t enjoy the path, then I think you’re cheating yourself.

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The first view of the Earth is magical. It is a very overpowering realization that the Earth is so small. It affected me. I could not get over the notion that in such a small planet, with such a small ribbon of life, so much goes on. It is as if the whole place is sacred.

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