For millions of young Indians Kalpana Chawla was an inspirational figure. Her story was of a dream realised through hard work and single-minded dedication.
On February 1, 2003 when Columbia space shuttle, in which she and her colleagues were returning from a space odyssey, burst into flames the entire world was shocked.
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Slide show: A Journey to Remember
Complete Covearge: Remembering Kalpana Chawla