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Sunita racing Boston Marathon in space

Sunita racing Boston Marathon in space

Rediff.com17 Apr 2007

Sunita, 41, an accomplished marathoner, will be running as fast as eight mph during the 42.16 kilometres simulated run, restrained to the treadmill in a harness so she wouldn't float away.

Marathon a challenge on ISS: Sunita

Marathon a challenge on ISS: Sunita

Rediff.com6 Apr 2007

Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, who plans to run the 26.2 mile Boston Marathon on board the International Space Station on April 16, finds it a challenging exercise.

Sunita set to break US space record

Sunita set to break US space record

Rediff.com29 Mar 2007

NASA officials are now looking at ways to make her stay in space easier, given the additional physical and psychological pressures.

What Sunita is now doing in space

What Sunita is now doing in space

Rediff.com10 Mar 2007

Sunita and Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria completed the last of the internal assembly tasks for the startup later this year of the new Oxygen Generation System in the Destiny laboratory.

Sunita Williams faces power outage in space home

Sunita Williams faces power outage in space home

Rediff.com13 Feb 2007

The power drop led to a temporary loss of ISS communications and the shutdown of heating units, some science equipment and one of three operating US gyroscopes used for attitude control.

Sunita, Lopez wrap up final spacewalk

Sunita, Lopez wrap up final spacewalk

Rediff.com9 Feb 2007

This spacewalk marked the 80th EVA dedicated to the ISS assembly or maintenance, and push total spacewalking time outside the orbital laboratory past the 490-hour mark at full duration.

Sunita Williams sets women's spacewalking record

Sunita Williams sets women's spacewalking record

Rediff.com5 Feb 2007

Total spacewalking time for Sunday's walk was 7 hours, 11 minutes. And, now they are all set to enjoy the spectacular Super Bowl football game between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts.

Sunita chats with biologist 2 miles under Pacific

Sunita chats with biologist 2 miles under Pacific

Rediff.com27 Jan 2007

The 15-minute conversation, which took place on Friday, was broadcast on National Aeronautics and Space Agency Television, following the conclusion of a station status media briefing from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Happy New Year Sunita, 16 times over!

Happy New Year Sunita, 16 times over!

Rediff.com31 Dec 2006

The International Space Station orbits the earth 16 times in a day.

An emotional Sunita bids adieu to Discovery

An emotional Sunita bids adieu to Discovery

Rediff.com20 Dec 2006

Sunita, who arrived at the station with the STS-116 mission, replaced European Space Agency Astronaut Thomas Reiter on the Expedition 14 crew at midnight on December 12.

Sunita Williams enters her new home

Sunita Williams enters her new home

Rediff.com12 Dec 2006

Sunita replaced German astronaut Thomas Reiter on the ISS, who will return to earth after a five-month sojourn in space.

Discovery reaches orbit

Discovery reaches orbit

Rediff.com10 Dec 2006

Despite doubts about the take-off due to poor weather forecast and a two-hour delay before tanking operations, Discovery and its crew of seven lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Houston at 7:17 am IST.