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Kalpana Chawala
Kalpana Chawala

Kalpana Chawala

by Subodh Mahanti

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Language

English

Publisher

Publications Division

ISBN

8123011423 - Year: 2005 - Pages: 139

Binding

Paperback

Subodh Mahanti

Author: Subodh Mahanti
Publisher: Publications Division
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 139
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123011423

Description

This book depicts Dr Kalpana Chawla’s life and her dedication to Space Technology. She was the first India-born woman to go to Space. By her extraordinary feat she has become a symbol of conviction and courage.

This book is an attempt to present the exciting journey of a courageous woman, what people think about her and what made her so endearing to the youth of the country.

Contents

PREFACE

COSMIC SOUL BY JUSTICE S MOHAN

A Dreamer of Impossible Dreams
Childhood
Education in India
From Karnal to Houston
Kalpana-The Person
Astronauts
Women in Space
The Space Shuttle
Kalpana’s First Shuttle Mission
The Second Shuttle Mission, STS-107
The Tragedy
The Last Moments
What Caused the Disaster?
Tribute to Kalpana
Accidents in Space
The Future of space Exploration
The International Space Station
Kalpana’s Tribute to Teachers
A Model to Many
The Spirit Lives On
A Brief History of Space Journey
India’s Space Programme-A Bird’s Eye View
Ode for Kalpana by Robert D Blackwill

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

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