Kalpana Chawla

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Northrop Grumman name ISS bound spacecraft after Indian origin astronaut Kalpana Chawla
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Northrop Grumman name ISS bound spacecraft after Indian origin astronaut Kalpana Chawla

The S S Kalpana Chawla capsule is scheduled to launch atop a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on 29 September.

As Kalpana Chawla documentary releases, father Banarasi Lal Chawla recollects her perseverance, passion for education
Life

As Kalpana Chawla documentary releases, father Banarasi Lal Chawla recollects her perseverance, passion for education

Before becoming the first woman of Indian origin to go to space, Kalpana Chawla was the sole woman in her Bachelor's in Aeronautical Engineering class at the Punjab Engineering College. Her father Banarasi Lal Chawla spoke with Firstpost in the run-up to the 8 March, International Women's Day premiere of a documentary based on Kalpana's life.

Mission Mangal audience review: A flawless space film that benefits from stellar cast, assured directorial debut
Entertainment

Mission Mangal audience review: A flawless space film that benefits from stellar cast, assured directorial debut

The best part of Mission Mangal is there are no stupid dialogues, scenes, songs, moments or characters in the movie.

Chandrayaan 2: How does ISRO's 978 crore Moon mission fit into India's global space ambitions?
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Chandrayaan 2: How does ISRO's 978 crore Moon mission fit into India's global space ambitions?

India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, that will launch tomorrow, was approved by Manmohan Singh in 2008.

What's ailing India’s rocketeers? The subdued Indian private space industry in ISRO's shadow
science

What's ailing India’s rocketeers? The subdued Indian private space industry in ISRO's shadow

It’s high time India’s commercial space enterprises grew out of ISRO’s towering shadow.

Aboard India's missions to Mars, Venus, France may send its scientific instruments
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Aboard India's missions to Mars, Venus, France may send its scientific instruments

The OFR Space Policy Dialogue saw some important people of science from India, Australia and France talk about space.

Remembering Kalpana Chawla: Astronaut, inspiration, the first Indian woman in space
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Remembering Kalpana Chawla: Astronaut, inspiration, the first Indian woman in space

Kalpana Chawla flew to space on 2 missions as a NASA astronaut, both on space shuttle Columbia.

NASA completes 60 years of space research, remembers sacrificers including Chawla
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NASA completes 60 years of space research, remembers sacrificers including Chawla

NASA also conducted nine manned missions and is planning for a human return to the Moon.

Astronaut Kalpana Chawla remembered in the US as an American hero and an inspiration for girls
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Astronaut Kalpana Chawla remembered in the US as an American hero and an inspiration for girls

Trump's remarks came on 1 May as he issued a proclamation declaring May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Kalpana Chawla death anniversary: Science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan says she is 'an idol for every Indian'
India

Kalpana Chawla death anniversary: Science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan says she is 'an idol for every Indian'

Remembering Kalpana Chawla — the first Indian-born woman in space, Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan said that Chawla is an inspiration

'Indian women are taking rapid strides in all fields': Full-text of Narendra Modi's 40th 'Mann Ki Baat'
India

'Indian women are taking rapid strides in all fields': Full-text of Narendra Modi's 40th 'Mann Ki Baat'

In the first 'Mann ki Baat' of 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the achievements of women in various fields, saying that nothing is impossible for women if they have a strong will. Following is the full text of Modi's 40th edition of the monthly radio address:

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi applauds women power, ventures against social evils in 1st radio address of 2018
India

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi applauds women power, ventures against social evils in 1st radio address of 2018

Narendra Modi in Mann Ki Baat on Sunday said that for the first in history heads of 10 ASEAN countries joined India's Republic Day celebration

Priyanka Chopra to star in Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla's biopic?
Bollywood

Priyanka Chopra to star in Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla's biopic?

Priyanka Chopra's Kalpana Chawla biopic will be produced by a new production house and directed by a first-time filmmaker.

Columbia space shuttle accident was human error of judgment: G Madhavan Nair
World

Columbia space shuttle accident was human error of judgment: G Madhavan Nair

The fatal accident involving space shuttle Columbia, carrying seven crew members, including India-born Nasa astronaut Kalpana Chawla, was a human error of judgment rather than an engineering failure, former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair said on Thursday.

Declare Kalpana Chawla's birthday as Daughters’ Day, activists urge PM Modi
India

Declare Kalpana Chawla's birthday as Daughters’ Day, activists urge PM Modi

PRCI has also launched a social media campaign to urge the government to declare Kalpana Chawla's birthdate - 1 July - as Daughters' Day.

Narendra Modi’s US visit begins with a bang as 19-gun salute welcomes him
World

Narendra Modi’s US visit begins with a bang as 19-gun salute welcomes him

Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his three-day visit to Washington starting on Monday by visiting the 'Tomb of the Unknown Soldier' at the Arlington National Cemetery

PM Modi pays homage to 'indomitable courage' of astronaut Kalpana Chawla in Washington
World

PM Modi pays homage to 'indomitable courage' of astronaut Kalpana Chawla in Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday laid a wreath at the Tomb of Unknown Soldiers and paid homage to Indian-American astronaut late Kalpana Chawla at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington.