ISBN 9780143333043,Sunita Williams : A Star in Space

Sunita Williams : A Star in Space



Penguin Books India

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780143333043

ISBN-10 0143333046


Number of Pages 144 Pages
Language (English)

Biographies & Autobiographies

Sunita Williamss story is one of having to settle for second choices. She grew up wishing to be a professional swimmer. Then she wanted to train as a vet. Instead she went on to join the naval academy and serve as a pilot. Before long, however, space was calling. A new dream was born in Sunita. But it wasnt all cakewalk. The path to becoming an astronaut called for resilience, patience and grit. Sunita had all this and more. As record holder for the longest spaceflight by a woman (195 Days), Sunitas story inspires one to look anew at the world of space missions. And even more than inspiration, she makes life as an astronaut seem thrilling and fun. Anecdotal, informative and pacy, this unput downable biography, of one of the most famous astronauts of contemporary times, is packed with exciting facts and unusual trivia.