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ISS-bound spacecraft named after late astronaut Kalpana Chawla

Mid-Day Thursday, 10 September 2020
American aerospace and defence technology company Northrop Grumman has named a spacecraft after late astronaut Kalpana Chawla who became the first Indian-born woman to go to space. The spacecraft that will be named "S.S. Kalpana Chawla" will carry cargo to the International Space Station (ISS). "Northrop Grumman is proud to name...
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U.S. spacecraft named after late Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla

“Chawla was selected in honour of her prominent place in history as the first woman of Indian descent to go to space,” it said.
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