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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks new space record

Peggy Whitson has broken the record for most days in space by a US astronaut.
Dr 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.
Now she's beaten the record previously set by Jeff Williams, who had a total of 534 days in space.

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NASA Astronaut to Star in First Ultra-High-Definition Live Stream from Space

NASA astronaut and Expedition 51 commander Peggy Whitson will take viewers 250 miles off the Earth to the International Space Station in the highest resolution video ever broadcast live from space at 1:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 26.
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ISS welcomes oldest woman in space

The Soyuz rocket has docked with the International Space Station, delivering Peggy Whitson - the oldest women in space - safely aboard.
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Peggy Whitson: Oldest woman in space blasts off to ISS

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson has blasted off into space for her third mission to the International Space Station - and hopes to break some more records while she's there.
The veteran Nasa astronaut is the first woman to have commanded the ISS and already holds the record for the longest time spent in space by a woman.

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NASA astronaut on verge of becoming oldest woman in space

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is on the verge of becoming the oldest woman in space, adding to her long list of barrier-breaking records.
Whitson will be 56 when she rockets off the planet Thursday. She'll celebrate her 57th birthday in February on the International Space Station.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Talks about her Upcoming Mission to the International Space Station

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Space Station Live: A Talk with Peggy Whitson

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Peggy Whitson's Command Performance

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Peggy Annette Whitson (born February 9, 1960) is an American biochemistry researcher, NASA astronaut, and former NASA Chief Astronaut. Her first space mission was in 2002, with an extended stay aboard the International Space Station as a member of Expedition 5. 
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