[LINK] Shuttle crash

hartr@interweft.com.au hartr@interweft.com.au
Sun, 2 Feb 2003 13:07:29 +1000 (EST)


On  2 Feb, Ann Moffatt wrote:
> the article posted by stephen stated
> 
> "The shuttle was carrying the first Israeli astronaut and six
> Americans, and authorities had feared it would be a terrorist
> target"
> 
> the abc news stated that one of india's top scientists, a woman, was also on
> board but that's the only reference i've heard about her!!
> 
> has anyone heard?

The Indian born astronaut (an aeronautical engineer) was Kalpna Chowla,
who emigrated to the USA and, presumably, became an American citizen.

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