Sunita Williams sets new record for women
Williams sets a new record for the longest uninterrupted space flight by a woman, surpassing the 188-day, 4-hour mark set by Shannon Lucid in 1996.world Updated: Jun 16, 2007 12:07 IST
A US astronaut of Indian heritage, Sunita Williams, early on Saturday set a new record for the longest uninterrupted space flight by a woman, US space officials said.
At 1:47 am (0547 GMT), Williams, an International Space Station engineer, surpassed the 188-day, 4-hour mark set by her compatriot Shannon Lucid in 1996, the officials said.
First Published: Jun 16, 2007 11:53 IST