Sunita Williams Prepares for Third Space Mission Aboard Boeing’s Starliner

Sunita Williams to pilot Boeing's Starliner for third space mission.

  • Sunita Williams to pilot Boeing’s Starliner for third space mission.
  • Launch scheduled for Monday from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  • Williams’ career highlights include previous ISS missions and spacewalk records.

Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is about to embark on her third space mission, this time as the pilot of Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft. Despite facing technical challenges, Williams, along with her colleague Butch Wilmore, is gearing up for a historic flight to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission, scheduled for Monday evening, represents a significant milestone for Boeing’s space program.

Williams’ remarkable career includes previous missions to the ISS, where she served as a flight engineer and commander. Born in Ohio, Williams has broken barriers throughout her career, holding records for the longest spacewalk time by a female astronaut. Her upcoming journey symbolizes her continued dedication to space exploration and inspires future generations of astronauts.