Sunita Williams prepares for her third mission to the ISS

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Sunita Williams prepares for her third mission to the ISS
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Sunita Williams, renowned for her space exploits, is preparing for her third mission to the International Space Station (ISS). She’s training as the pilot for Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, marking its maiden crewed flight.

Sunita Williams prepares for her third mission to the ISS

The “crew arrival media event” at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center will feature key figures including Jenn Kunz and Dana Hutcherson from NASA, alongside astronauts Butch Wilmore and Sunita Williams.

Sunita Williams’ previous missions in 2006–2007 and 2012 included notable achievements such as setting records for spacewalks and contributing to vital repairs on the ISS.

For her upcoming mission, Sunita Williams, along with astronaut Butch Wilmore, will embark on the first crewed flight of the Starliner spacecraft. This mission aims to test the spacecraft’s capabilities comprehensively, from launch to docking and return, leading to certification for future crewed missions to the ISS.