Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 13, 2015
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams is among four astronauts who have been selected by NASA for commercial flights to the International Space Station (ISS) from US soil.
Associated Press | Friday July 10, 2015
Robert Behnken, Eric Boe, Douglas Hurley, and Sunita Williams all have test pilot experience and have flown twice in space.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday May 14, 2015
For most 17-year-olds, the Class 12 board exams -- the make-or-break tests -- are a stressful experience. For aspiring astronaut Bhavi Jagatia, that stressful period has become one she will remember fondly. That's when the teen from Mumbai won the whopping Rs 2 crore scholarship that will fund her Cornell University tuition and stay, while she earn...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Gujarat-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is expected to attend the opening ceremony of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) next month in Gandhinagar.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 14, 2013
The United Nations has commemorated the first space flight by a woman over 50 years ago and the contributions by women to that endeavor since then, hailing these "trailblazers" as powerful role models for young women and men worldwide.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 30, 2013
Marking the community's heritage month this May, the White House has announced to honour 15 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women including two Indian-Americans as 'champions of change' in recognition of their significant contribution to the community.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 6, 2013
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams today said staying away from voting in a democratic set up is tantamount to losing one's moral right to complain about deficiencies in the system.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Sunita Williams, who has spent a total of 322 days in space on two missions, charmed young girls in Mumbai on Wednesday during an interaction at the Indian Council of Social Welfare's women's hostel in Chembur.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday April 1, 2013
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 30, 2013
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the world record for the longest spaceflight by a female astronaut, will start her India trip on April 1 from the national capital.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 19, 2012
A Russian Soyuz capsule landed on the Kazakh steppe on Monday, safely delivering a trio of astronauts from a four-month stint aboard the International Space Station.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 19, 2012
Indian-American Sunita Williams and her two co-astronauts Flight Engineers Yuri Malenchenko and Aki Hoshide have undocked from the Rassvet module of International Space Station for their journey back to Earth after spending four months in orbit.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 18, 2012
As she packs up her small luggage and special memorabilia for a return journey back to Earth, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams is reluctant to bid adieu to her eventful second sojourn to space which she describes as a "really cool" place which nobody would like to leave.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 18, 2012
Record-setting Indian-American NASA astronaut Sunita Williams along with two other cosmonauts will return to Earth today, after four months in orbit.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 2, 2012
Indian American record-setting NASA astronaut Sunita Williams along with another cosmonaut on Friday troubleshot an ammonia leak in the International Space Station's cooling system, accomplishing the chief objective of their marathon six-hour excursion outside the orbiting lab.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 31, 2012
Superstorm Sandy looks enormous even when seen from space, Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams said as she prepared to add to her record-setting space walking sojourns.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday October 30, 2012
The commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams, said on Tuesday that she and her crew were able to make out the big swirl at the center of Sandy as it neared land on Monday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 23, 2012
Record-setting Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams has completed 100 days in space and is not missing gravity as she loves floating around, an experience she calls "priceless".
World News | Associated Press | Sunday October 21, 2012
A Russian-made Soyuz rocket has been erected into place ahead of the start of a mission to take a three-man crew to the International Space Station.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 10, 2012
An unmanned commercial supply ship, carrying equipment and sweet treats like ice cream successfully linked up on Wednesday with the International Space Station manned by a team of astronauts led by Indian-American Sunita Williams.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 8, 2012
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams will soon enjoy delicious 'chocolate-vanilla swirl' on board International Space Station (ISS) after NASA's first contracted commercial cargo capsule was rocketed into orbit to resupply the orbiting laboratory.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 18, 2012
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams set yet another record as she completed a triathlon in space by running, biking and "swimming" along with athletes during the Nautica Malibu Triathlon held in Southern California over the weekend.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 17, 2012
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams has taken over the command of the International Space Station, becoming the second woman in history to do so, even as a three-member crew of the Expedition 32 returned safely to earth, wrapping up a mission lasting more than four months.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday September 5, 2012
Spacewalking astronauts triumphed over a stubborn bolt and installed a critical power-switching box at the International Space Station on Wednesday, reviving electrical systems.