Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. She was made an ensign in 1. Naval Aviation Training Command. In July 1. 98. 9 she began combat helicopter training. She flew in helicopter support squadrons during the preparations for the Persian Gulf War and the establishment of no- fly zones over Kurdish areas of Iraq, as well as in relief missions during Hurricane Andrew in 1.
Miami. In 1. 99. 3 she became a naval test pilot, and she later became a test pilot instructor, flying more than 3. When selected for the astronaut program, she was stationed aboard the USS Saipan. Williams completed an M. S. She traveled to Moscow, where she received training in robotics and other International Space Station (ISS) operational technologies while working with the Russian Federal Space Agency and with crews preparing for expeditions to the ISS. On December 9, 2. Williams flew aboard the space shuttle.
Discovery on the STS- 1. ISS, where she was a flight engineer for Expeditions 1. During her stay at the space station, she made four space walks, totaling more than 2. She was the second American astronaut of Indian heritage to go into space, after Kalpana Chawla, who died in the Columbia disaster.
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Williams landed at Edwards Air Force Base in California with the crew of STS- 1. June 2. 2, 2. 00. Williams flew to the ISS again on July 1. Soyuz. TMA- 0. 5M. She was a flight engineer on Expedition 3.
September 1. 6 she became commander of Expedition 3. She made three more space walks, totaling more than 2. ISS between her two flights of more than 5. She also completed a triathlon in orbit by using a treadmill, a stationary bicycle, and a weightlifting machine to simulate the swimming portion of the race. Williams returned to Earth on November 1. Her two spaceflights combined lasted more than 3. American astronaut Peggy Whitson, for the most time spent in space by a woman.
In 2. 01. 5 Williams was selected as one of four astronauts to make the first test flights in NASA’s Commercial Crew program, in which two new private crewed spacecraft, Space. X’s. Dragon and Boeing’s CST- 1.
ISS. Flights were scheduled to begin in 2.
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