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SUNITA WILLIAMS : A STAR IN SPACE

By ARAVINDA ANANTHARAMAN

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ISBN13 : 9780143333043
Author : ARAVINDA ANANTHARAMAN
Binding Type : Paper Pack
Language : ENGLISH
Publisher : PUFFIN INDIA

An adventure of intergalactic proportions!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.


An adventure of intergalactic proportions!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.