Was Kalpana Chawla a scientist?
Kalpana Chawala was an astronaut and missions specialist. She
studied aeronautical engineering and received a Bachelor of Science
degree. Then she received two Masters of Science degree in
aerospace engineering and mechanical engineering. She was also the
first (and only) Indian woman to travel in space.
So, she was more of an engineer than a scientist.
Finaly she is not a scientist