Khushboo Mirza is an Indian scientist who currently works with ISRO. She is an engineer and was part of the team that developed Chandrayaan 1 (India’s first lunar probe). As a result, he was also selected for Chandrayaan 2.
Khushboo Mirza was born on 24 July 1985 in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Leo. He received his primary education from Krishna Bal Mandir Inter College, Amroha, U.P. In the year 2006, he received his B.Tech degree from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, UP. Khushboo studied in a Hindi medium school up to 10th standard. He was very interested in sports and loved to participate in sports events like badminton and volleyball. He participated in a lot of competitions at the district level in volleyball games. Khushboo enrolled in AMU under sports quota. When Khushboo was seven years old, her father died. Who was an engineer by profession and a businessman. He also had a petrol pump. After his father’s death, Khushboo’s mother took over the entire business. Due to conservative thinking in his village, women work was forbidden, but still his mother took up the business beyond all norms. Her husband wished that his children become engineers and do something good for India. After the death of Khushboo’s father, her mother promised herself that she would fulfill her dream. Khushboo’s brother is also an engineer. He did his degree from Jamia Millia Islamia College, New Delhi. He left his engineering career to take up the business and help his mother. Khushboo was very active and popular in college. He attended many college festivals and science conferences. Due to which he also presented a speech on Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology during a conference.
Khushboo Mirza is generally related to the religion of Islam. His father’s name was Alexander Mirza. His mother Farhat Mirza is a housewife. Khushboo has a younger sister, Mehak Mirza and an older brother, Khusht Mirza. His sister is married and has a son, while Khushboo is single.
Khushboo received a job offer from Adobe Inc. after graduating from college. Even though she was offered a good package, she turned it down, as she wanted to do something in the field of science, which would help in the development of India. After four months, he got a job offer from ISRO and got the job. He started working as a technologist in the Department of Satellite Systems at ISRO. Khushboo was included in the team that was to develop Chandrayaan (India’s first lunar probe). She was in the team’s check-out division. She was employed in the design and development of devices and software that receive data from satellites and perform tests on probes. He worked on it for two years and, on 23 October 2008, played a key role in launching Chandrayaan. When the rocket was launched, the scent was still there. Khushboo and his colleagues watched the process from their roof. Khushboo was then selected for the team that was to develop Chandrayaan 2. A second lunar probe was launched in the year 2009, but this work was greatly delayed. The second investigation was to be developed with a Russian firm, but the Russians could not provide the lander on time. India decided to develop the lander on its own and completed the entire development process by the year 2018. After extensive testing of the rover and lander, ISRO completed preparations to launch Chandrayaan 2 on 14 July 2019. Khushboo is part of the Chandrayaan 2 team and will be present for launch at the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
Some Known Facts About Khushboo Mirza
- Khushboo was the first girl to contest the student union elections at AMU. Although she could not win, she inspired many other girls to contest the student union elections.
- He was regularly sent by ISRO to many scientific conferences.
- In the year 2012, she was the speaker at the National ISRO Conference.
- Khushboo Mirza was invited as a guest speaker on World Geographic Information System (GIS) Day 2018.
- He loves to travel.
- She celebrates the festival of Diwali with great pomp every year.