Born: 1 July 1961, Karnal, India
Died: 1 February 2003 (Breakup of Columbia on STS-107)
Group: NASA Group 15 (8 December 1994)
|1||STS-87||19 November 1997||15 days, 16 hours, 34 minutes, 4 seconds|
|2||STS-107||16 January 2003||15 days, 22 hours, 20 minutes, 22 seconds|
BS (Aeronautical Engineering), Punjab Engineering College, India, 1982
MS (Aerospace Engineering), University of Texas, 1984
Ph.D (Aerospace Engineering), University of Colorado, 1988
Chawla was a mission specialist on STS-107. She was the first woman from India to fly in space. She had degrees in aeronautical engineering from Punjab Engineering College (undergraduate), University of Texas (master's), and the University of Colorado (doctorate).
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