Did Kalpana Chawla have any child?

In 1983, Kalpana Chawla married Jean-Pierre Harrison, a French-American flying instructor and a author, knowns for his two books: ‘The Edge of Time: The Authoritative Biography of Kalpana Chawla’ and ‘Principles of Helicopter Flight’. The couple did not have any children.

Who is the first Indian woman to go into space?

Kalpana Chawla
Kalpana Chawla became the first Indian-born woman to go to space in 1997. Six years later, on February 1, 2003, Chawla died when the space shuttle Columbia broke up on re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts on board. Chawla’s legacy has lived on, however.

What is the dream of Kalpana Chawla in childhood?

After completing her class 12 board exams with flying colours, Kalpana decided to pursue her dream of an engineering career. Her father was not in favour of Kalpana doing engineering as he believed that it was not a suitable career option for girls.

Who is Pierre Harrison’s wife?

Kalpana ChawlaJean-Pierre Harrison / Wife (m. 1983–2003)

How many kids Kalpana Chawla had?

Kalpana Chawla (Astronaut) Age, Biography, Husband, Facts & More

Affairs/Boyfriends Jean-Pierre Harrison
Husband/Spouse Jean-Pierre Harrison (flying instructor and an aviation author)
Marriage Date Year- 1983
Children Son- N/A Daughter- N/A

Did Kalpana Chawla married?

Jean-Pierre HarrisonKalpana Chawla / Spouse (m. 1983–2003)

What work did Kalpana Chawla do?

Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian-born woman and the second Indian person to fly in space, following cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma who flew in 1984 in a spacecraft. On her first mission, Chawla traveled over 10.4 million miles in 252 orbits of the earth, logging more than 372 hours in space.

What studies did Kalpana Chawla do?

After getting a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, India, she moved to the United States in 1982 and obtained a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1984.

Who married Kalpana?

Who is Kalpana husband?

Jean-Pierre HarrisonKalpana Chawla / Husband (m. 1983–2003)

What are the achievements of Kalpana Chawla?

Congressional Space Medal of Honor
NASA Space Flight MedalNASA Distinguished Service Medal
Kalpana Chawla/Awards