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Williams Runs Boston Marathon Aboard Space Station
04.16.07
ISS014-E-19450 : Suni Williams with feet off treadmill + View high-resolution image
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ISS014-E-19450 (16 April 2007) --- Astronaut Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 14 flight engineer, circled Earth almost three times as she participated in the Boston Marathon from space. She is seen here with her feet off the station treadmill on which she ultimately ran about six miles per hour while flying more than five miles each second. The treadmill is called TVIS, for Treadmill Vibration Isolation System, by the crewmembers and their ground support team. Williams' official completion time was four hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds as she completed the race at 2:24 p.m. (EDT). Image credit: NASA

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ISS014-E-19454 (16 April 2007) --- Flashing a thumbs up sign here, astronaut Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 14 flight engineer, circled Earth almost three times as she participated in the Boston Marathon. During the race, Williams ran at about six miles per hour while flying more than five miles each second, as she completed the marathon on a station treadmill. The treadmill is called TVIS, for Treadmill Vibration Isolation System, by the crewmembers and their ground support team. Williams' official completion time was four hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds as she completed the race at 2:24 p.m. (EDT). Image credit: NASA

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ISS014-E-19466 (16 April 2007) --- Astronaut Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 14 flight engineer, circled Earth almost three times as she participated in the Boston Marathon from space. She is seen here with her feet off the station treadmill on which she ultimately ran about six miles per hour while flying more than five miles each second. The treadmill is called TVIS, for Treadmill Vibration Isolation System, by the crewmembers and their ground support team. Williams' official completion time was four hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds as she completed the race at 2:24 p.m. (EDT). Image credit: NASA