Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Sunita Williams, Indian American Astronaut


In December 2006, Sunita Williams became only the second woman of Indian descent to travel to outer space when she was launched on board Space Shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station (ISS). Kalpana Chawla had become the first woman of Indian descent to travel to outer space when she flew on board Space Shuttle […]

via Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Sunita Williams, Indian American Astronaut — Transportation History

2 thoughts on “Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Sunita Williams, Indian American Astronaut

  1. Cynthia Florsheim May 17, 2017 / 11:40 pm

    Great post. Women of all races and nationalities can soar on ground and in the air.

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