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14 Sunita Williams Astronaut Quotes (SPACEWALK)

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Top 14 Most Famous Sunita Williams Quotes – Previous Record Most Spacewalk Time for a Woman

“I do hope there are other wonderful planets living and thriving out there, but ours is special because it is ours and ours to take care of. We really can’t take that too lightly.”

Sunita Williams
Don't get bogged down by the notion of limits. There aren't any.
Don’t get bogged down by the notion of limits. There aren’t any.
I didn't feel like I was a person from the United States, I felt like I was lucky enough to be a person from Earth.
I didn’t feel like I was a person from the United States, I felt like I was lucky enough to be a person from Earth.
I don't feel like a hero - just another person involved in the space business. I'm hoping to encourage young folks to become explorers.
I don’t feel like a hero – just another person involved in the space business. I’m hoping to encourage young folks to become explorers.
There have been failures too. Failures teach you a lot… I had a lot of questions on the way.
There have been failures too. Failures teach you a lot… I had a lot of questions on the way. 
Once you get into the spacecraft, you're on your way, you've got a mission, you're focused, and it's really exciting.
Once you get into the spacecraft, you’re on your way, you’ve got a mission, you’re focused, and it’s really exciting.
When you look at the darkest areas in space, you feel that there's something out there that we don't know about.
When you look at the darkest areas in space, you feel that there’s something out there that we don’t know about.
There are millions of stars out there. It is difficult to think that life does not exist in any one of them.
There are millions of stars out there. It is difficult to think that life does not exist in any one of them.

“The space program is a peaceful project. The next door is opening. We have to go farther into space. But, before that, we need to develop far more improved nutrition and more advanced spacecraft.”

Sunita Williams
My space expedition has changed my perspective towards people. Looking down at the Earth, we could not see borders or people with different nationalities.
My space expedition has changed my perspective towards people. Looking down at the Earth, we could not see borders or people with different nationalities.
We really have the most beautiful planet in our solar system. None other can sustain life like we know it.
We really have the most beautiful planet in our solar system. None other can sustain life like we know it.
In my space journey, I felt vulnerable because we did not have anyone with medical background. When we make that big trip to Mars we would need a doctor on board.
In my space journey, I felt vulnerable because we did not have anyone with medical background. When we make that big trip to Mars we would need a doctor on board.
I wish I was 20 years younger and started my career all over again. I am envious of them.
I wish I was 20 years younger and started my career all over again. I am envious of them.

“As the spinal cord increases, it makes you taller. However, after landing on the Earth you shrink a bit. What was worrisome was that some of the wrinkles, which had disappeared there, came back. During our journey, we did weight lifting, squats, and deadlifts to regenerate the bone density. Luckily, my muscle mass and bone density did not alter. Our workout was so rigorous. We followed new diets. After two weeks, we were back to normal.”

Sunita Williams

Sunita Williams Short Biography

Born 19 September 1965, in Euclid, Ohio, United States, Sunita Lyn Williams is an American astronaut (of Indian heritage) tied with Peggy Whitson for holding the record of the most spacewalks by a woman.

Williams graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Science in 1987 from the United States Naval Academy. And earned a Master’s from Florida Institute for Engineering Management in 1995.

After a career in the military, Williams started training at the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School in 1993 and became a test pilot shortly after.

Sunita Williams became an astronaut for NASA in June 1998.

STS-116 was Williams’ first space mission and was launched into space onboard the Space Shuttle Discovery on December 9, 2006, during this mission, Williams had already performed four spacewalks from the International Space Station.

Sunita Williams has the honor of being the first triathlon participant in space when she competed on September 16, 2012 from the International Space Station. 

Her biography written by Aravinda Anantharaman is titled: Sunita Williams: A Star in Space.

Sunita Williams currently still works for NASA and had been scheduled for a space flight in 2020.

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