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Peggy Whitson repairs critical space station system in record-tying 10th spacewalk

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Astronaut Peggy Whitson on Tuesday repaired a critical International Space Station system during a nearly three-hour spacewalk that moved her into second place on NASA’s career list for most spacewalking time.        

US astronauts on 'critical' spacewalk to replace power box

Two US astronauts embarked Tuesday on what NASA described as a "critical" spacewalk to repair a failed piece of equipment that helps power the International Space Station. The spacewalk by NASA's Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer beganShow More Summary

Spacewalkers replace failed station computer

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Space station commander Peggy Whitson and astronaut Jack Fischer carried out a hurriedly planned spacewalk

Failed computer requires quick spacewalk repair

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are set for a hurriedly planned spacewalk to replace a failed external computer

Busted data box draws astronauts into emergency spacewalk

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Astronauts have conducted exactly 200 spacewalks in their ongoing upkeep of the International Space Station, but when Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer step out on Tuesday, the maneuver will be with an added sense of urgency. NASA has planned...Show More Summary

Emergency Spacewalk Tuesday By NASA Astronauts On ISS

Expedition 51 commander Peggy Whitson and flight engineer Jack Fischer will conduct the walk Tuesday, their second in less than two weeks.

Flat-Pack Life Support: NASA’s Inflatable Hydroponic Space Greenhouse

A key development in the quest to create sustainable ecosystems in space, this expandable greenhouse prototype aims to generate essential food and oxygen for long-term astronaut travel. Recently, Peggy Whitson broke the record for longest stay in space (534 days) and astronauts have started growing their own vegetables on the International Space Station. This collapsible …

Watch NASA's Glorious 200th ISS Space Walk Live

Two hundred tangos in space and counting. Today, NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are performing the 200th American spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS). NASA is streaming the entire four hour endeavour on its channel. More »      

WATCH LIVE: NASA astronauts conduct 200th spacewalk at International Space Station

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will perform the 200th spacewalk at NASA's International Space Station on Friday, marking a historic milestone for U.S. space exploration. Read moreBlogs | Comments

Battling bandwidth in space: 4K tech boosts research at NASA

Commander and NASA astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson broke a record last week for logging more time in space than any other astronaut in U.S. history. A few days after speaking with President Trump via phone, she added another milestone by...Show More Summary

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets Record for Days in Space

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

Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut

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

Donald Trump congratulates record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson and jokes about drinking filtered urine

4 months agoNews : Trending Now

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

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Holds Records for Longest Time in Space by an American

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Whitson is the first woman to command at NASA, take eight space walks and orbit nearly 250 miles above the Earth.

Take that, dudes: Female astronaut breaks record for most time spent in space.

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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

‘Better you than me’: Trump commends astronauts for converting urine into drinking water

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

In a video call with space station astronaut Peggy Whitson, President Trump congratulated her on her record-setting 535th day in space.

Peggy Whitson Shatters NASA Time In Space Record, But Will She Beat Russian Cosmonaut’s Record of 879 Days?

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

US should get to Mars during my presidency, Trump tells astronaut – video

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

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

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