Multi-Religious Memorial Services for Columbia Crew

February 5, 2003

Source: The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

On February 5, 2003 The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported that "Kalpana Chawla, 41, was born in Karnal, India, and later became an American citizen. She was the first Indian-American woman to fly into space... Prayers were offered and moments of silence observed Saturday and yesterday at all three Hindu temples in Penn Hills and Monroeville."