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SpaceX-NASA Mission: MIT grad with Lucknow roots gives wings to her dreams

Jun 01, 2020 - Business Standard India
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Kanika, during her stint, met SpaceX founder Elon Musk and even interacted with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, who went into space on Saturday Octogenarian Rajkumari was visibly overjoyed and proud when SpaceX rocket ship Falcon 9 lifted off the Kennedy Space Centre in the US last week as her young granddaughter too had made a contribution to the project.

Sitting at her modest home in Lucknow, the 86-year-old Rajkumari pointed out that her granddaughter Kanika Gakhar, 24, was...