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The Cygnus capsule carries pressurized air tanks, titanium toilet and food supplies.(NASA/Twitter screengrab)

Nasa lifts off cargo spacecraft SS Kalpana Chawla carrying 8,000-pound supplies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 07:55 AM IST
The 8,000-pound shipment onboard cargo spacecraft named the SS Kalpana Chawla should reach the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday
International Space Station.(AP)
International Space Station.(AP)

NASA scrubs SS Kalpana Chawla Cygnus launch to ISS

Wallops Island | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 01:07 PM IST
The commercial cargo spacecraft, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus, was set to blast off on Thursday night carrying the name of deceased NASA astronaut Kalpana “K.C.” Chawla, the first Indian-born woman to enter space, for her key contributions to human spaceflight.
Human space flight day || Astronaut Kalpana Chawla, STS-107 mission specialist, looks over a procedures checklist in the SPACEHAB Research Double Module aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia on 27 January 2003 .(NASA)
Human space flight day || Astronaut Kalpana Chawla, STS-107 mission specialist, looks over a procedures checklist in the SPACEHAB Research Double Module aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia on 27 January 2003 .(NASA)

US spacecraft to be named after late Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla

Hindustan Times, Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 02:01 PM IST
The next spacecraft carrying supplies to International Space Station is named after Kalpana Chawla, who died while returning to earth on Columbia space shuttle in 2003
Astronaut Kalpana Chawla, STS-107 mission specialist, is pictured on the flight deck of the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Columbia one day after the launch.
Astronaut Kalpana Chawla, STS-107 mission specialist, is pictured on the flight deck of the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Columbia one day after the launch.

Northrop Grumman names spacecraft in honour of Kalpana Chawla

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 11:30 AM IST
The S.S. Kalpana Chawla will be launched into orbit from Virginia Space’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) Wallops Island on September 29.
Hilary Swank as astronaut Emma Green in a still from Netflix’s Away.(Diyah Pera/Netflix)
Hilary Swank as astronaut Emma Green in a still from Netflix’s Away.(Diyah Pera/Netflix)

Hilary Swank interview: Oscar-winner on being inspired by Kalpana Chawla to play astronaut in Netflix’s Away

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 04:18 PM IST
In an interview to Hindustan Times, the Oscar-winning Hilary Swank spoke about being inspired by Kalpana Chawla as she prepared to play an astronaut in the Netflix space drama Away.
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Six patients cured, discharged, 14 still in hospitals in Haryana

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 08:59 PM IST
With third case from Faridabad, Haryana has so far had 20 positive cases
Born on March 17, 1962, in Karnal, Kalpana became a citizen of the United States in 1991.(Wikimedia Commons)
Born on March 17, 1962, in Karnal, Kalpana became a citizen of the United States in 1991.(Wikimedia Commons)

Kalpana Chawla Birth Anniversary: Here are lesser-known facts about the first woman of Indian origin to fly to space

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Kalpana Chawla was the first woman of Indian origin to fly to space. Kalpana graduated from the Tagore School and was good in academics and moved to the United States in 1982 after completing a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College.

Finally, Punjab Engineering College boys hostels have 12am curfew, girls jubilant

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2020 12:25 AM IST
Even now though there’s a one-hour gap between timings, with girls expected to report back to their hostels at 11pm instead of 10pm earlier
U2 paid tribute to Smriti Irani and many others at their maiden concert in Mumbai on Sunday.
U2 paid tribute to Smriti Irani and many others at their maiden concert in Mumbai on Sunday.

U2 pays tribute to Smriti Irani, Gauri Lankesh at concert, Bono says ‘When women of the world unite to rewrite history as their story, that’s a beautiful day’

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 09:14 AM IST
U2 singer Bono said at the concert, “When women of the world unite to rewrite history as their story, that’s a beautiful day. To rewrite history as her story- that’s a beautiful day.”
Kalpana Chawla was the first woman of Indian-origin to fly to space, and in her will she had said that after her demise her ashes be either scattered over the Himalayas or the Zion National Park in Utah.
Kalpana Chawla was the first woman of Indian-origin to fly to space, and in her will she had said that after her demise her ashes be either scattered over the Himalayas or the Zion National Park in Utah.

Kalpana Chawla used to say someday she’d be ‘kidnapped’ in outer space: Father

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 12:38 PM IST
Using cinematic recreations, along with interviews with her parents and close friends, the life of Kalpana Chawla has come alive in a 45-minute bilingual (English and Hindi) documentary.
St. Xavier’s High School, Borivli (East), recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
St. Xavier’s High School, Borivli (East), recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Day for spaced-out kids

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 01:21 PM IST
Students in schools across Mumbai celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing
Diya movie review: Sai Pallavi and baby Veronica play lead roles in the film.
Diya movie review: Sai Pallavi and baby Veronica play lead roles in the film.

Diya movie review: Sai Pallavi’s stunning performance cannot save this confusing film

Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Sundar, Chennai
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 11:18 AM IST
Diya movie review: Sai Pallavi and Naga Shaurya’s film is directed by Vijay and produced by Lyca.
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