Women’s News: NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams Returns to International Space Station.

NASA reported that three crew members including Flight EngineerSuni Williams blasted off from Kazakhstan Saturday, July 14, 2012 heading for the International Space Station. Suni, who studied Physical Science at the U.S. Naval Academy, had been a Naval Aviator assigned to Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 8 in Virginia, making overseas deployments to the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf. Suni, who also holds a master’s in Engineering Management, was selected for the astronaut program in 1998. She already served as a flight engineer aboard the International Space Station in December 2006. During her previous time in space, Suni set the record for females in space of 195 days. Follow Suni’s travels on twitter, @Astro_Suni.


  1. mahesh bharati says:

    good luck

  2. Suni is a pretty awesome lady, and a lot of fun to work with. She’s always happy, and she is a brilliant scientist. I’m glad to see her get a little love on your blog 🙂

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