Sunita Williams

Here's how Indian-origin NASA astronaut Sunita Williams is 'keeping herself busy' in space

Here's how Indian-origin NASA astronaut Sunita Williams is 'keeping herself busy' in space

Indian-origin NASA astronaut Sunita Williams is now helping privately-held companies like Space X and Boeing to develop their new spacecraft systems.

Mar 27, 2018, 11:04 AM IST
Raja Chari, Indian-origin astronaut, among 12 new members selected by NASA – Know more about him

Raja Chari, Indian-origin astronaut, among 12 new members selected by NASA – Know more about him

Raja Chari, a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force, may become the third person of Indian origin from the US after the late Kalpana Chawla and current NASA astronaut Sunita Williams to fly to space, if all goes well. He will report for duty in August this year.

Jun 08, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Happy Birthday to Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams!

Happy Birthday to Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams!

Williams was born to Indian American neuroanatomist Deepak Pandya and Slovene American Ursuline Bonnie Pandya.

Sep 19, 2016, 19:27 PM IST
A Gujarat village, where a Muslim woman is worshipped as 'Devi Mata' – Read the interesting story

A Gujarat village, where a Muslim woman is worshipped as 'Devi Mata' – Read the interesting story

A very interesting story from Gujarat's Gandhinagar area has come to the fore.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:21 AM IST
Sunita Williams, team to ensure safe cargo flights to ISS

Sunita Williams, team to ensure safe cargo flights to ISS

The CST-100 Starliner crew capsule is designed by Boeing in collaboration with Bigelow Aerospace as their entry for NASA's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) programme.

Apr 28, 2016, 15:25 PM IST
Watch: Sunita Williams talks on NASA's Commercial Crew

Watch: Sunita Williams talks on NASA's Commercial Crew

Sunita Williams, along with three other astronauts, will train closely with Boeing and SpaceX as they develop a new generation of human-rated space systems in partnership with NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

Mar 01, 2016, 22:00 PM IST
Nothing that can't be achieved through will, determination: Sunita Williams

Nothing that can't be achieved through will, determination: Sunita Williams

"A person should aspire to try out new things and explore new opportunities, says NASA astronaut Sunita Williams.

Feb 25, 2016, 21:07 PM IST
Sunita Williams is now NASA's commercial crew astronaut

Sunita Williams is now NASA's commercial crew astronaut

Indian American Sunita Williams is among four astronauts who have been selected by NASA for commercial flights to the International Space Station (ISS) from US soil.

Jul 11, 2015, 12:52 PM IST
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas kicks off in Gandhinagar, Sushma Swaraj asks NRIs to contribute

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas kicks off in Gandhinagar, Sushma Swaraj asks NRIs to contribute

Gandhinagar: Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on the diaspora youth gathered here to "come, connect, celebrate and contribute" to be part of the "momentous transformation taking place in the country".

Jan 07, 2015, 06:03 AM IST

Dinsha Patel to be conferred Vishwa Pratibha Award

Veteran Congress leader and Gujarat MP Dinsha Patel will be awarded the Sardar Patel Vishwa Pratibha Award by the Vishwa Gujarati Samaj.

Sep 07, 2013, 15:05 PM IST

Students use space camera to study Uttarakhand disaster

A total of 300 school students studied the earth`s surface as seen from space, including the flood-ravaged state of Uttarakhand.

Jul 12, 2013, 23:33 PM IST

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

Sunita Williams on Saturday said staying away from voting in a democratic set up is tantamount to losing one`s moral right to complain.

Apr 06, 2013, 16:54 PM IST

Can`t rule out possibility of life elsewhere: Sunita

US astronaut Sunita Williams hinted at the possibility of life outside earth today, saying that people on earth must not be arrogant about the fact that they are the only living creatures.

Apr 05, 2013, 22:36 PM IST

Sunita Williams arrives at her native village

US astronaut Sunita Williams arrived at her native village of Jhulasan, in North Gujarat`s Mehsana district on Thursday, to a rousing welcome.

Apr 05, 2013, 08:31 AM IST

Sunita Williams wants to be a science school teacher

US astronaut Sunita Williams on Thursday said it would be a dream to go to the moon but in the long run she would like to be a science school teacher.

Apr 04, 2013, 15:37 PM IST

Being in space can change your perspective: Sunita Williams

The magnificent view of the Northern Lights from nearly 400 km above the earth`s surface from the International Space Station made astronaut Sunita Williams turn metaphysical.

Apr 03, 2013, 16:32 PM IST

Sunita Williams hopes for US-India space collaboration

Hoping that NASA and ISRO will collaborate in the future, US astronaut Sunita Williams today said the Indian government should accelerate its space programme as a lot of students and young people are showing interest in the field.

Apr 02, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

Space feels like home now: Sunita Williams

Space almost feels like home, Indian American Sunita Williams, who holds the record of the longest spacewalk by a woman astronaut, said here Monday.

Apr 01, 2013, 09:03 AM IST

Sunita Williams to start her India trip 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.

Mar 30, 2013, 14:09 PM IST

Sunita Williams lifts lid on space station`s zero gravity loos

Indian origin astronomer Sunita Williams has demonstrated how astronauts use toilets in the zero-gravity International Space Station in a newly released video.

Mar 20, 2013, 13:08 PM IST