International Space Station News

International Space Station News

Sunita Williams takes over Space Station Command

Indian – American astronaut Sunita Williams has taken over command of the International Space Station ( ISS ), yet another feather in her cap as she already holds three records for female space travellers; including a new record for total cumulative spacewalk time by a female astronaut.

Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka handed over control of the space station to Expedition 33 Commander Sunita Williams in a change of command ceremony, the US space agency Nasa reported 17th September, 2012.