Ritu Karidal Isro Scientist Biography, wiki
Karidhal was born in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh. Karidhal was raised in a middle-class household that placed a lot of emphasis on education. She was unable to access tuitions or coaching programs due to lack of resources. This forced her to rely on her own motivation to succeed. She knew her passion was in space sciences as a child. She spent hours staring up at the night sky and pondering outerspace. As a child, she was fascinated by the moon and how it changes in size and shape. She also studied the stars to find out what lies behind dark space. She began collecting newspaper clippings on any space-related activity in her teens and kept track of NASA’s activities.
Karidhal received her B. Sc. She received her B. Sc. in Physics at the University of Lucknow. She received her M. Sc. In Physics at the University of Lucknow, and enrolled in a doctorate program in the Physics Department. Later, she taught in the same department. She was a researcher at Lucknow University, for six months. To pursue a master’s degree in aerospace engineering, she joined IISc, Bangalore.
During the annual convocation 2019, she has conferred honouris causa (an honored doctorate) D.Sc from Lucknow University