Overview for Astronaut Sunita Williams: Achiever Extraodinaire
Astronaut Sunita Williams has captured the imagination and the hearts of millions worldwide during her sojourn in space that lasted over six months. She set a world record for women for Extravehicular Activity through four spacewalks totalling 29 hours and 17 minutes. Here is the saga of an extraordinary woman who has shown enormous dedication, focus, competitive sprit and a "can do' attitude that has successfully transformed a child whose ambition was to become a veterinarian into an astronaut and now, an icon.
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Aradhika Sharma (Author)
Aradhika Sharma, a Chandigarh-based journalist, has published hundreds of articles in leading newspapers, including the Tribune and the Indian Express. She taught English and was coordinator of several schools, before she became a full-time journalist and edited a monthly lifestyle magazine. She draws on all these experiences while working as an online Agony Aunt for one of India's top websites. Aradhika has a keen interest in yoga and in theatre.