Kalpana Chawla’s journey continues to be a source of inspiration for many. Her journey from the dusty neighbourhood of Karnal, Haryana to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA is really laudable and praiseworthy.
As we remember her today, we came across this old video where she’s having a conversation with the former Indian Prime Minister, IK Gujral. The phone call took place during her stay aboard the International Space Station.
They have an enlightening conversation where the PM asked her about her space experience. With an innocent smile on her face, she said, “It’s like a storybook”, just like an excited teenager. She shares her experience about feeling weightless on space and how much she misses India.
Let’s take a moment to remember this brave astronaut who is no longer amongst us, but continues to be immortal and a milestone.
Watch this video uploaded by Kisna Royal.
Featured Image Source: Krisna Royal