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'From Bengaluru to the Moon': Meet Kalpana, a Key Scientist Behind Chandrayaan-3

Kalpana K, who has been with the ISRO since 2003, is the associate project director of Chandrayaan-3.

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Cementing India’s status as a global power in space, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scripted history on Wednesday, 23 August as Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft made a soft landing on the surface of the Moon.

Central to the success of Chandrayaan-3's mission is a five-member team. One of them is Kalpana Kalahasti, associate project director of Chandrayaan-3, who has etched her name in history.

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