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Suni on Hometown TV 

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Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 33 Commander Sunita Williams of NASA, who considers Needham, Massachusetts her hometown, discussed life, research and her exercise regimen on the orbital laboratory with Boston station WBZ-TV during an interview on October 12, 2012. Williams, who arrived on the station in mid-July, will remain aboard the outpost until mid-November.



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Twelve days after the government gave its approval for an Indian mission to Mars, India for the first time celebrated its 65th Independence Day from space. Displaying the Indian tricolor at an altitude of nearly 370 km in the International Space Station (ISS) while zooming around the earth 16 times a day at a hypersonic speed of 7.71 km per second, Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams praised the achievements of India and Mahatma Gandhi, and said that she was familiar with the customs and traditions of this country as her father was from Gujarat.
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A giant leap for Guju food! Sunita Williams may carry Amdavadi delicacies into outer space

Gujarati food is set to go where no Indian food has gone before. US-born Indian origin astronaut Sunita William is likely to carry delicacies from her ancestral state's cuisine on her forthcoming mission into space.
Sunita's family, which is based in Ahmedabad, claims that she is fond of Gujarati sweets and samosa. Her uncle, Dinesh Raval, a local Congress leader, who is visiting US early next month would carry some of these homemade sweets so that the astronaut can carry the same with her.

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Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams headed to space in July

Indian-American Sunita Williams, a record-setting astronaut who lived and worked aboard the International Space Station for six months in 2006, is headed to the space once again in July.
Williams will be a flight engineer on the station's Expedition 32 crew and will become commander of Expedition 33 on reaching the space station.

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Astronaut Sunita Williams on her trip to the ISS

Nasa astronaut Sunita Williams talks about training for her 2006 trip to the International Space Station, where she lived for six months.
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Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams has reached Ahmedabad on a week-long visit to India.
Williams will spend most of her time in Gujarat, which is her father Deepak Pandya's native state. She is also scheduled to visit the Sabarmati Ashram in the state.
The flight engineer is the daughter of a Slovenian American mother and an Indian father from Gujarat. It's because of her Indian origins that the maiden voyage to space on board Discovery attracted considerable interest in India.

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