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Kalpana Chawla
Birth: Mar. 17, 1962
Karnal
Haryana, India
Death: Feb. 1, 2003, USA

United States Astronaut. Served as Mission Specialist on the Space Shuttle Columbia. On February 1, 2003 NASA lost all communication and radar contact with the shuttle just minutes before a 9:16AM scheduled landing time. A short time later it was confirmed that the Columbia had exploded over eastern Texas, and that there were no survivors. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
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Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Feb 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7135439
Kalpana Chawla
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Kalpana Chawla
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Kalpana Chawla
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Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jul. 1, 2016

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