India’s space programme is excellent: Sunita Williams

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Sunita Williams/facebook
Sunita Williams/facebook

US astronaut Sunita Williams said that Indian space agency ISRO is doing an excellent job and wished that more Indian American women follow her and the late Kalpana Chawla into space,”India is doing excellent in space programme and has a huge resource of people”.

She also praised India’s lunar mission (Chandrayaan-1 and 2) and the Mars exploration mission schedule for later this year. Williams also wished for India to produce more astronauts like Kalpana Chawla – the first Indian-born woman to go into space

She is in India on a week-long trip and will also be interacting with students in Kolkata, Mumbai and Gujarat.