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Inspiring Woman Of The Day

Posted: March 8, 2012

Of the hundreds of people who have flown into space, only 40 have been women. One of the brave ones – Kalpana Chawla.

From the small town of Karnal in Haryana, India to NASA, Kalpana’s life was one of passion and achievement. While her life was tragically cut short by the Columbia space shuttle disaster in 2003, Kalpana Chawla continues to inspire young people in India and around the world to take up a career in science.

Why we find Kalpana Chawla inspiring?

–       Because space is cool!

–       Because she was the first Indian-born woman to go there.

–       Because she took such an interest in promoting a love for science among schoolchildren in India and

–       Because she is a role model for young women, showing them that literally, the sky is not the limit.

Pic credit: http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/chawla.html

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1 Comment

  1. jerry pereira -

    a lesson to all keep going……..a small saying if vr facing in d right direction,all v have to do is to keep walking………………..

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