Famous Astronaut

Sunita Williams

Sunita Lyn "Suni" Williams is an American astronaut and United States Navy officer of Indian-Slovenian descent. She holds the records for total spacewalks by a woman and most spacewalk time for a woman.

    Born: September 19, 1965 (age 50), Euclid, OH

    Space missions: Expedition 32, STS-116, Expedition 33, Soyuz TMA-05M, Expedition 15, STS-117, Expedition 14

    Spouse: Michael J. Williams

    Parents: Deepak Pandya, Bonnie Pandya

    Awards: Humanitarian Service Medal, Padma Bhushan, More

    Education: Florida Institute of Technology (1995), United States Naval Academy (1987), Needham High School (1983)

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