Role ModelsKalpana Chawla
Name: Kalpana Chawla
Birth Year: 1962
Kalpana was the first woman of Indian origin to travel into space. She worked as an and engineer and astronaut for NASA in the USA.
In an industry traditionally dominated by men, Kalpana surpassed expectations and not only broke into the industry, but smashed glass ceilings as a researcher, engineer and ultimately, spacewomen!