Kalpana Chawla: Wiki, Bio, Caste, Death, Net Worth, Husband & more (2023)

Kalpana Chawla biography

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Who was Kalpana Chawla?

American astronaut Kalpana Chawla, who was of Indian descent, died on February 1, 2003, was born on March 17, 1962. She entered space as the first Indian woman and Indian-American astronaut, respectively. Jean-Pierre Harrison, a flight instructor, was her husband.On March 17, 1962, Kalpana Chawla was born in Karnal, Haryana. The University of Texas awarded her a master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering. University of Colorado Boulder is where she obtained her doctorate.

Wikipedia Profile

Full Name Kalpana Chawla
Known AsKalpana
DOBMarch 17, 1962
AgeDied on February 1, 2003
Birth PlaceKarnal, Haryana
Current LocationDied on February 1, 2003
Kalpana Chawla Wikipedia


What was Kalpana Chawla’s caste? He belongs to the Arora community.


What was Kalpana Chawla‘s age? Died on February 1, 2003.

Educational Career:

School Local High School
Alma MaterUniversity of Colorado Boulder, University of Texas
Highest QualificationMaster’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering
Kalpana Chawla   Educational Career


Chawla started working at NASA Ames Research Centre in 1988, where she conducted research on computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Chawla had a commercial pilot’s licence and was certified as a flight instructor for aircraft. Chawla was the first Indian woman to travel to space, starting her first mission on November 19, 1997. Chawla was chosen for her second flight as a member of the STS-107 crew in 2000. One of the seven people who perished in the Space Shuttle Columbia accident on February 1, 2003, was Kalpana.

Height & Weight

Height5 feet 6 inches (approx)
Weight59kg (approx)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Kalpana Chawla Physical Appearance

What was Kalpana Chawla’s height? She has a height of 5 feet 6 inches (approx) and a weight of 59kg (approx).

Net Worth

What is Kalpana Chawla’s Net Worth? Her net worth is 77M USD (approx) as of 2023.

Family, Marital Status, Husband

Marital StatusMarried
HusbandJean Pierre Harrison
Father / Mother Will Update
SiblingsWill Update
Kalpana Chawla Family

Kalpana Chawla married Jean Pierre Harrison, an American man.

Likes & Dislikes

Favourite ActorWalter Bruce Willis
Favourite ActressDemi Moore
Favourite FoodAmerican Cuisine
Favourite Place Washington DC
Favourite ColorGreen
Kalpana Chawla Likes & Dislikes

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