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Kalpana Chawla: The First Indian Woman To Fly In Space

Nov 19, 2020, 4:15 PM IST

On this day in 1997, Kalpana Chawla became the first Indian woman to fly in space.

On her first mission, Chawla traveled over 10.4 million miles in 252 orbits of the earth, logging more than 372 hours in space.
 

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