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Revisiting 1st Female Indian Space Traveller's Journey

The Free Press Journal | 01/02/2022 09:30 AM | Click to read full article

February 1 is observed with a sense of sadness each year as it was on this day when Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian-origin woman to venture into space, passed away along with her crewmates in 2003.

She was one of the seven astronauts in the space shuttle, Columbia, that exploded over the southern United States during re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.