Kalpana Chawla: A Journey To Infinity And Beyond

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Kalpana Chawla: A Journey To Infinity And Beyond

Kalpana Chawla is a known American engineer and astronaut. She was the first woman of Indian descent to go to space and she died on the second time coming from space to Texas. Kalpana spent close to half of a month in her first traveling to space. Tis quiz will help you know more about Kalpana.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Chawla's husband?
    • A. 

      Jean‐Pierre Harrison

    • B. 

      Jean‐Pierre Harison

    • C. 

      Jean‐Piere Harrison

    • D. 

      Jean Pierre Harrison

  • 2. 
     The STS-87 shuttle made how many orbits of the Earth in just over two weeks?
    • A. 

      250

    • B. 

      251

    • C. 

      252

    • D. 

      253

  • 3. 
    Chawla's second voyage into space was delayed several times, and finally launched in which year?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      2003

  • 4. 
    The second space shuttle returned to Earth when?
    • A. 

      Feb. 1, 2003

    • B. 

      Mar. 1, 2003

    • C. 

      Apr. 1, 2003

    • D. 

      Jul. 1, 2003

  • 5. 
    The University of Texas dedicated a Kalpana Chawla memorial at the Arlington College of Engineering in what year?
    • A. 

      2007

    • B. 

      2008

    • C. 

      2009

    • D. 

      2010

  • 6. 
    There have been several rumors about films in production concerning Chawla's life, and there was a rumor in what year that had the actress Priyanka Chopra attached to it?
    • A. 

      2015

    • B. 

      2016

    • C. 

      2017

    • D. 

      2018

  • 7. 
    Kalpana Chawla joined Overset Methods Inc., Los Altos, California, as who?
    • A. 

      Vice president

    • B. 

      Vice president and research scientist 

    • C. 

      Research scientist 

    • D. 

      President

  • 8. 
    Kalpana Chawla reported to the Johnson Space Center when?
    • A. 

      1992

    • B. 

      1993

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1996

  • 9. 
    Kalpana Chawla reported to the Johnson Space Center as an astronaut candidate in which Group of Astronauts?
    • A. 

      12th

    • B. 

      14th

    • C. 

      15th

    • D. 

      17th

  • 10. 
    She was assigned as crew representative for shuttle and station flight crew equipment and subsequently served as lead for Astronaut Office’s Crew Systems and Habitability section when?
    • A. 

      1996

    • B. 

      1997

    • C. 

      1998

    • D. 

      1999

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