When you lift off, the pressure is supposed to be maximum. But actually, it was very benign. Very enjoyable. But as soon as the engines cut off and you get to zero gravity, you felt as if you were being pushed off your seat. You feel disoriented. You don't feel aligned with anything. I felt for a few good hours that I was falling.

Kalpana Chawla

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Author Profession: Astronaut
Nationality: American
Born: March 17, 1962
Died: February 1, 2003

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