Name : Kalpana Chawla
Born : July 1, 1961
Born/Home town : Karnal , Punjab
Father: Banrasi Lal chawla
Spouse:Jean Pierre Harrison
Died : February 1,2003.
(Space-Shuttle Columbia diaster)
Bachelor of Engineering in Aeronautical science(Punjab)
M.S. Degree in aerospace engineering (University of Texas)
PH.d (University of Colorado)
Profession : Aeronautic Engineer, Astronaut worked with NASA.
Awards : Congressional Space Medal,NASA Space Flight Medal,
NASA distinguished Service Medal.
Time in space : 31 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes
she is the first Indian woman and second Indian person to fly in space.