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.
|Cause of death||Accident|
|Age of death||40 years|
|Birthday||March 17, 1962|
|Death date||February 1, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/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.Kalpana Chawla
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.Kalpana Chawla
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.Kalpana Chawla
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.Kalpana Chawla
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.Kalpana Chawla