Get Out There and Try New Things : Sunita Williams

  • Ms. Williams holds the record for the highest number of spacewalks by a woman astronaut at seven. But, according to her, she was just at the right place at the right time.
  • She ended up at the Naval Academy, because she was looking for an affordable college education.
  • She ended up becoming a pilot, because her first choice, diving, had no vacancies. “Getting out there and trying things, and not being afraid to try things, are important,” she said.