NYC Honorary Street Names


Kalpana Chawla Way (Queens)
Present name:74th Street
Location:Between Roosevelt Avenue and 37th Avenue
Honoree: Dr. Kalpana Chawla (1961-2003), who was born in India, was an astronaut. On January 17, 2003 she joined six other members of the crew on a 16-day flight in the Colombia Space Shuttle. Tragically, on February 1, 2003, 16 minutes prior to the scheduled landing, she and her crew perished.

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