51826 Kalpanachawla (2001 OB34) is an asteroid named for Indian-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla, who was killed in the STS-107 (Columbia) space shuttle reentry disaster on February 1, 2003. 51826 Kalpanachawla was discovered on July 19, 2001 at Palomar Observatory by the JPL Near Earth Asteroid Tracking Program.
- ↑ "Kalpana chawla Asteroid 51826". World News IN. http://www.worldnewsin.com/world-news/kalpana-chawla-asteroid-51826/. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
- ↑ "51826 Kalpanachawala | World Newspaper". Worldnewspapers.in. http://www.worldnewspapers.in/12/51826-kalpanachawala.html. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
- NASA JPL - Space Shuttle Columbia Tribute page
- Orbital simulation and data for 51826 Kalpanachawla
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