"""When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system."" — these were the first words of the first Indian woman astronaut, Kalpana Chawla, when she landed on the earth.
The story of Kalpana Chawla is the story of a dream becoming reality. It is the story that starts in the small city of Karnal and ends in space. Hers is a story that gives us the belief that the path from dreams to success does exist, all one needs is the vision, the perseverance, and the courage to follow it.
This book is an attempt to relive the story of our forgotten hero - Kalpana Chawla. Through the pages of this book, the reader will become a part of her journey which travels from Karnal to Nasa and finally to space."