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Kalpana Chawla  -  A Life
Kalpana Chawla - A Life

Kalpana Chawla - A Life

by Anil Padmanabhan

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English

Publisher

Penguin/Puffin

ISBN

0143335863 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 96

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Paperback

Anil Padmanabhan
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Author: Anil Padmanabhan
Publisher: Penguin/Puffin
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 96
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0143335863

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Born into a conservative family in a provincial town in Haryana, Kalpana Chawla dreamt of the stars. And through sheer hard work, indomitable intelligence and immense faith in herself, she became the first Indian woman to travel to space, and even more remarkably, to travel twice.

In this well-researched biography, journalist Anil Padmanabhan talks to people who knew her— family and friends at Karnal, and colleagues at NASA—to produce a moving portrait of a woman whose life was a shining affirmation that if you have a dream, no matter how hard it is, you can achieve it.

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