Sanjal Gavande, a 30-year-old woman from Maharashtra’s Kalyan, is among the team of engineers who built Blue. Origin’s suborbital space rocket New Shephard that will take billionaire Jeff Bezos and three others to space later this month.
Sanjal Gavande, the daughter of a municipal corporation employee and a retired . MTNL official, opted for aerospace as a subject in her master’s and cleared it with a first-class.
A systems engineer at the commercial spaceflight company, Sanjal Gavande is a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of Mumbai.
She went to the US in 2011 to pursue her master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University.
“I am really happy that my childhood dream is about to come true. I am proud to be a part of Team Blue Origin,” Gavande from Maharashtra told The Times of India.
“She always wanted to build a spaceship and that is the reason she chose aerospace as a subject while pursuing her master’s degree at Michigan Technological University,” her father Ashok Gavande, who lives in lives in Kalyan’s Kolsewadi area, told India Today.
Information Source: The Hindustan Times.
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