Peggy Whitson has broken the record for most days in space by a U.S. astronaut. Whitson already holds records for the most spacewalks carried out by a woman astronaut and is the first woman to command the International Space Station (ISS) twice. Show More Summary
U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the 534-day U.S. record for cumulative time in space on Monday and marked the occasion by speaking with President Donald Trump about plans for human trips to Mars. Whitson, 57, turned a zero-gravity summersault during the video call from the International Space Station, where she serves as station commander. Show More Summary
After spending more than a year and a half living in space throughout her career, astronaut and International Space Station commander Peggy Whitson has received a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump to commemorate her record breaking time in orbit. Show More Summary
Whitson is the first woman to command at NASA, take eight space walks and orbit nearly 250 miles above the Earth.
Stand up and take notice of NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson. Not only is Whitson the first woman to command the International Space Station twice, she's the oldest woman to fly to space for NASA, and we think she might be the record holder for most records set in space (though we don't know that for sure). Show More Summary
In a video call with space station astronaut Peggy Whitson, President Trump congratulated her on her record-setting 535th day in space.
It appears that there is no stopping NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson as she continues her record-smashing stint on the International Space Station. Last Monday, she did it again by beating NASA’s previous longest cumulative time in space...Show More Summary
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Astronaut Peggy Whitson, who broke the US record for the most time in space, has received a congratulatory call from Donald Trump. The US president has urged Nasa to ‘speed up’ its Mars mission despite announcing plans to cut the space agency’s spending by about $200m Trump tells Nasa to ‘speed up’ Mars landing in call to congratulate astronaut Continue reading...
What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020 Short answer: a time machine NASA/Viking 1 Mars’ atmosphere Today, during a phone call with astronaut Peggy Whitson on the International Space Station, President Trump joked that he hoped NASA would land astronauts on Mars by the end of his...
The astronaut Peggy Whitson on Monday surpassed the 534-day record for most time in space by an American. Throughout her career, she has paved the way for women in space exploration.
The jokes are too easy. The New York Daily News reports: Urine for a big surprise, President Trump. The commander-in-chief, in a surreal Earth-to-space call from the Oval Office Monday to congratulate astronaut Peggy Whitson on surpassing...Show More Summary
On Monday morning President Donald Trump was joined by his daughter, Ivanka, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, as he made contact with the International Space Station to congratulate Peggy Whitson on her record-breaking contribution to...Show More Summary
Astronaut Peggy Whitson has officially spent more time in outer space than any other American.
Ivanka Trump joined the call, in which the president congratulated Peggy Whitson for setting a new U.S. space record.
Peggy Whitson, who broke US record for most time spent in space, received praise from president, who plans to cut Nasa’s budget and certain programs Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the US record for most time spent in space Monday, and...Show More Summary
In a phone call today with President Trump, he joked about drinking purified urine aboard the space station: “Better you than me.”
Five of Whitson's fantastic achievements are listed here by NASA, which now includes most days in space by a NASA astronaut.
The NASA astronaut broke the record for most time in Space by a NASA astronaut on April 24, 2017. Donald Trump called the International Space Station to congratulate her.
President congratulates her record-breaking stay on the International Space Station.