Sunita Moonwalks Her Way Into History Books

Williams in Space
Williams on Jan 31 (AP/NASA)

American astronaut Sunita Williams broke a world record yesterday, having spent more time walking around in space than any other woman.

According to an Associated Press report, Williams set the record–of 22 hours and 27 minutes–while upgrading the international space station’s cooling system.

This beats the previous women’s spacewalking record by over an hour.

Blast off! Sunita Williams Heads Back to Space
We spoke to Williams back in 2004. Read the interview here.

February 5, 2007
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