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Kalpana Chawla

Nation remembers Kalpana Chawla on her death anniversary, pays tribute to the first woman astronaut from India

Kalpana Chawla was born on March 17, 1962, Haryana's Karnal. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and primary robotic arm operator.

Feb 01, 2019, 12:56 PM IST

Kalpana Chawla an American hero, inspired millions of girls: Donald Trump

Trump's remarks came on Monday as he issued a proclamation declaring May as 'Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month'.

May 02, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Remembering Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian woman in space, on her 15th death anniversary

She was 40-years-old at the time of her death.

Feb 01, 2018, 09:41 AM IST

Raja Chari, Indian-origin astronaut, among 12 new members selected by NASA – Know more about him

Raja Chari, a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force, may become the third person of Indian origin from the US after the late Kalpana Chawla and current NASA astronaut Sunita Williams to fly to space, if all goes well. He will report for duty in August this year.

Jun 08, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra to star in Kalpana Chawla biopic?

Just as actress Priyanka Chopra lands in India after wrapping up her work on 'Quantico season 2', the buzz around the diva is up in the air again. It has been reported that the powerhouse of talent Priyanka will next be starring in a biopic based on late Indian astronaut Kalpana Chawla.

Apr 25, 2017, 11:42 AM IST

Kalpana Chawla's birth anniversary – This was the last message sent by the astronaut

She would have attained the age of 55 today had it not been for the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster on February 1, 2003 which led to her death and six other astronauts.

Mar 17, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Virender Sehwag leads tributes to Kalpana Chawla on her 55th birth anniversary

On February 1, 2003, Kalpana Chawla and her six crew members of the Space Shuttle Columbia were killed during their return to Earth.

Mar 17, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Remembering Kalpana Chawla, the first woman of Indian origin in space

The space shuttle Columbia was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet.

Feb 01, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi pays homage to Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawala

The Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument dedicated to American service members who have died without their remains being identified.

Jun 07, 2016, 08:13 AM IST

Remembering Kalpana Chawla on her 13th death anniversary

Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian woman in space.


Feb 01, 2016, 17:08 PM IST

Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities

15 reports from 15 cities on Zee News.

Jul 24, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

DNA: ISIS terrorists dress as women in attempt to flee battlefield‏

In the latest revelation by Iraqi forces, Islamic State fighters are dressing as women in order to escape from the battlefield.

Mar 17, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

Haryana to set up Kalpana Chawla Medical University

 Haryana government on Saturday announced to set up Kalpana Chawla Medical University at 100 acres of land in Karnal district.

Dec 13, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

Hooda slams INLD for spreading `canard` about land deals

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday hit out at the opposition INLD for "misleading" people about the allotment of lands in the state.

Feb 28, 2013, 23:34 PM IST

`Columbia mission crew did not know they might die`

NASA has revealed that the Columbia crew, which included first Indian woman in space Kalpana Chawla, were not told the shuttle had been damaged during its launch and that they might not survive re-entry.

Feb 02, 2013, 11:23 AM IST

Kalpana Chawla remembered on 10th death anniversary

The life and times of NASA astronaut Kalpana Chawla were recounted Friday as her school remembered its most famous alumna on her 10th death anniversary.

Feb 02, 2013, 00:13 AM IST

Medical college in Kalpana Chawla`s memory in Karnal

Haryana will set up a Rs.650 crore medical college with a 500-bed facility in the memory of India-born Kalpana Chawla in her hometown Karnal. The astronaut was killed in a 2003 space accident.

Nov 12, 2012, 21:43 PM IST

Kalpana Chawla scholarship Registration announced

Kerala Travels Interserve (KTIL),
a leading travel agency, announced the commencement of
registration for the second Kalpana Chawla scholarship.

Jan 27, 2012, 19:38 PM IST

Kalpana Chawla`s biography released

A biography of Kalpana Chawla, the India-born American astronaut who died in the Columbia space shuttle disaster, was released recently.

Feb 23, 2011, 14:45 PM IST

Aligarh schoolgirl leaves for US for NASA student programme

Palak Agrawal, one of the two schoolgirls selected from India to visit the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) agency for training in space shuttle designing, left for the US on Friday late night.

Jul 26, 2009, 09:40 AM IST