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  • United Nations celebrates 50 years of women in space

    United Nations celebrates 50 years of women in space

    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.

  • US to honour two Indian-Americans as 'champions of change'

    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 t...

  • Do not complain if you don't vote: Sunita Williams

    Do not complain if you don't vote: Sunita Williams

    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.

  • Sunita Williams charms children in Mumbai

    Sunita Williams charms children in Mumbai

    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.

  • I had 'samosas' in space with me, says astronaut Sunita Williams

    I had 'samosas' in space with me, says astronaut Sunita Williams

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  • Sunita Williams to be in Delhi on April 1

    Sunita Williams to be in Delhi on April 1

    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.

  • After four months in space, Sunita Williams is back on earth

    After four months in space, Sunita Williams is back on earth

    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.

  • Sunita Williams, fellow astronauts back on Earth

    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.

  • As she packs up her things, Sunita Williams says she just loves space

    As she packs up her things, Sunita Williams says she just loves space

    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 w...

  • Sunita Williams will return to Earth today

    Sunita Williams will return to Earth today

    Record-setting Indian-American NASA astronaut Sunita Williams along with two other cosmonauts will return to Earth today, after four months in orbit.

  • Mission Accomplished: Sunita Williams tackles International Space Station coolant leak

    Mission Accomplished: Sunita Williams tackles International Space Station coolant leak

    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 excursi...

  • Superstorm Sandy looks enormous from space: Sunita Williams

    Superstorm Sandy looks enormous from space: Sunita Williams

    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.

  • Astronauts see superstorm Sandy from space station

    Astronauts see superstorm Sandy from space station

    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.

  • Floating around in space is 'priceless', says Sunita Williams

    Floating around in space is 'priceless', says Sunita Williams

    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".

  • Russia prepares Soyuz craft for space station mission

    Russia prepares Soyuz craft for space station mission

    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.

  • Sunita Williams gets her ice cream in space

    Sunita Williams gets her ice cream in space

    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.

  • Ice-cream for Sunita Williams in first-ever commercial space cargo flight

    Ice-cream for Sunita Williams in first-ever commercial space cargo flight

    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 laborator...

  • Sunita Williams finishes triathlon in space

    Sunita Williams finishes triathlon in space

    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.

  • Sunita Williams takes over command at space station

    Sunita Williams takes over command at space station

    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 l...

  • On her sixth spacewalk, Sunita Williams successfully installs bolt

    On her sixth spacewalk, Sunita Williams successfully installs bolt

    Spacewalking astronauts triumphed over a stubborn bolt and installed a critical power-switching box at the International Space Station on Wednesday, reviving electrical systems.

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