Can an Indian get a job at NASA?

Candidates must be U.S. citizens to apply for the program. However there are potentials for those who become Americans and there may be teaming between the Indian Government and the American one. Kalpana Chawla was an American astronaut and the first woman of Indian origin in space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and primary robotic arm operator. In 2003, Chawla was one of the seven crew members who died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster when the craft disintegrated during it's re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere. Chawla was born on 17 March 1962 in Karnal, India, but her official date of birth was altered to 1 July 1961 to allow her to become eligible for the triculation exam. After getting a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Nabha. She moved to the United States in 1982 where she obtained a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1984 and became a naturalized citizen. Chawla went on to earn a second Masters in 1986 and a PhD in aerospace engineering in 1988 from the University of Colorado Boulder. In 1988, she began working at NASA, where she did computational fluid dynamics (CFD) research on vertical and/or short take-off and landing (V/STOL) concepts.


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