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.


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.'


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

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


The journey matters as much as the goal.


The quickest way may not necessarily be the best.


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.


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.


Material interests are not the only guiding light.


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.


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


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.


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


About Kalpana Chawla

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