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.

— Kalpana Chawla

The most interesting Kalpana Chawla quotes that are proven to give you inner joy

I don't know why I always liked aerospace engineering.

I was in the 10th grade when I figured that's what I wanted to do.

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Some of the senior people, the very senior astronauts, shook my hand and said, 'K.C., you did a great job. Don't let anyone tell you different.'

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I was interested in aerospace and flying, and the U.

S. is really the best place in the world for flying.

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The journey matters as much as the goal.

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The quickest way may not necessarily be the best.

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The path from dreams to success does exist.

May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.

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Do something because you really want to do it.

If you’re doing it just for the goal and don’t enjoy the path, then I think you’re cheating yourself.

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Material interests are not the only guiding light.

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I stopped thinking about it after trying to figure out what are the lessons learned, and there are so many. After I had basically sorted that out, I figured it's time to really look at the future and not at the past.

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You must enjoy the journey because whether or not you get there, you must have fun on the way.

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The coolest thing for me is the experience of floating and not feeling my weight. And hanging by a window just after sunset and watching the stars in the big black dome of the sky as the earth moves underneath.

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This planet below you is our campsite, and you know of no other campground.

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About Kalpana Chawla

Quotes 13 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Astronaut
Birthday March 17, 1962
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