1 February in History


Kalpana Chawla, an Indian-American astronaut, was one of the seven crew members who died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster on 1 February 2003.

Chawla was born on 17 March 1962 in Karnal, Haryana. Her parents Banarsi Lal and Sanyogita were Partition refugees from Pakistan. After settling down in Karnal, the family dabbled in small-time businesses. But her father later… Read More →

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