Foreword By WG. Cdr. Rakesh Sharma
The first Indian astronaut
Preface By Bonnie Pandya
Sunita Williams’ Mother
Astronaut Sunita Williams has captured the imagination and the hearts of mi9llions worldwide during her sojourn in space that lasted over six months. She set a world record for women for Extravehicular Activity through four spacewalks totaling 29 hours and 17 minutes. Here is the saga of an extraordinary woman who has shown enormous dedication, focus, competitive spirit and a ‘can do’ attitude that has successfully transformed a child whose ambition was to become a veterinarian into astronaut and now, an icon.
Sunita was brought up in a loving family that took pride in her achievements, nurtured her inherent talent and supported her while she worked hard to complete an excel. She reflects the Indian lineage of her father, Dr. Deepak Pandya, a well-regarded neuroanatomist, the European heritage of her mother Ursaline Bonnie Pandya and the American values of the land that she was born and brought up in. Sunita has swum in seas, dived deep into oceans; flown in war and on humanitarian missions, blasted off into space, and glided back on earth she is a living legend .
Pages : 65
Size: 19.5cm X 12.9cm
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