Unseen Pictures of Kalpana Chawla Are Turned Into NFT
NFT Auction platform GuardianLink has launched an exclusive NFT collection featuring unseen pictures of Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian-American astronaut who went to space.
The collection includes 250 NFTs -- 25 copies of each of the 10 images. The photographs will also have personalised quotes by Kalpana Chawla.
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Kalpana was an Indian-born American astronaut and an engineer who first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and primary robotic arm operator.
Her second flight was on STS-107, the final flight of Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003.
Kalpana Chawla had died in the Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003 when the spacecraft disintegrated during its re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.
19 years after the death of Indian-born American astronaut Kalpana Chawla, her husband has released 10 of her unseen images to be sold as NFTs.