From Sirisha Bandla To Kalpana Chawla: The Women Who Dared To Fly
Kalpana Chawla was born in the Haryana town of Karnal.
She was intrigued by flying and aircraft from infancy and went on to become the first woman of Indian ancestry to travel to space.
Sunita Williams is another such name; she is an American astronaut of Indian ancestry.
She previously held the record for the most female spacewalks.
Sirisha Bandla has lately received equal acclaim.
Sirisha Bandla, an aeronautical engineer, is also a member of the Virgin Galactic crew.