Female Astronaut Sets Space Walk Records

Suni Williams is a flight engineer at the International Space Station

by Lesley Kennedy • MORE.com Reporter

Suni Williams is a total space case—and we mean that in the nicest way.

The American astronaut set a record Wednesday for most time logged space walking by a woman, the CBS affiliate in Richmond, Virginia, reports.

Williams, a flight engineer aboard Expedition 32 at the International Space Station, has made six space walks—another record for a woman, according to the station.

One small step for womankind? You bet.

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