December 2006
Nieman Reports;Winter2006, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p99
The article provides information on the decision of Penguin Books and Puffin to publish Anil Padmanabhan's biography "Kalpana Chawla: A Life" in 2003. The book was published immediately after Chawla died on board the space shuttle Columbia in February 2003. Chawla was regarded as the first Indian woman to travel into space. Padmanabhan spoke with the family, friends and colleagues of Chawla in the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration to depict the intelligence, perseverance and faith associated with Chawla.


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