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Twitterati pay tributes to Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla on her 55th birth anniversary

Chawla Was Killed When Her Space Shuttle Columbia Met Fatal Accident Upon Entering The Earth’s Atmosphere. Six Other Astronauts Were Also Killed In The Mishap In 2003.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 17 Mar 2017, 06:42:46 PM
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New Delhi :

Renowned Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla was remembered by all walks of life on her 55th birth anniversary on Friday. India-origin Chawla was the first astronaut who went to space in 1997.

Chawla was killed when her space shuttle Columbia met fatal accident upon entering the earth’s atmosphere. Six other astronauts were also killed in the mishap in 2003.

Also Read: It’s a very special feeling.…: Kalpana Chawla’s last video message

On her birth anniversary, several sportspersons, politicians and Twitteratis paid their tributes and respect. Here what they have to say-

 

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First Published : 17 Mar 2017, 04:40:00 PM

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