Peggy Whitson

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Inks UTA Deal

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Peggy Whitson, the astronaut who retired from NASA last month as the U.S. record-holder for the most cumulative time in space at 655 days, …

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Realizing the dream of space: Astronaut Peggy Whitson on leaving Earth for the first time

Peggy Whitson made history several times in her career as an astronaut. She spent a record-breaking 665 days in space and became the first woman to command the ISS. In this interview, she describes her historic first spaceflight.

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How to become an astronaut in 2018 and beyond | NBC News

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Everyone should know Peggy Whitson's name

Peggy Whitson’s name may not be one that everyone knows, but it certainly should be. This week, the record-setting astronaut announced that she is …

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson ends record-breaking career with NASA

Astronaut Peggy Whitson, who has spent more time in space than any American in history, has retired from NASA.The 58-year-old from Beaconsfield, …

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Record-setting Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires; Spent 665 Days In Space During 32 Year Career

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> Facebook Twitter<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> — A female astronaut holds the United States record for most cumulative time in space.Now, she’s …

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NASA astronauts must sculpt freakishly strong arms to work in space — here's how former space station commander Peggy Whitson trained

NASA astronauts readily admit that being able to float in space is a pretty cool job perk.<p>But being weightless isn't always fun. Without gravity's pull on their bodies, astronauts can lose as much as 15% of their muscle mass in space. Some of that may never come back, according to NASA.<p>So when the …

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‘It’s Been The Greatest Honor’; NASA’s Peggy Whitson Retires After Spending 665 Days In Space

Hack:<p>NASA’s record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson has retired at 58 after spending a total of 665 days in space.<br>• Whitson announced her retirement on …

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NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, retired Friday less than a year after returning from her last and longest spaceflight.<p>She's spent more time off the planet than any other American: 665 days over three space station missions. She's also the world's most …

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Peggy Whitson, NASA's most experienced astronaut, retires

June 15 (UPI) -- After nearly four decades with NASA, including 22 years as an astronaut, Peggy Whitson is leaving the space agency. Her retirement …

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Lettuce Try to Grow Dwarf Tomatoes Next

How do radiation and a gravity-free environment affect plant growth? How do we keep the plants free of microbes? How does fresh food affect astronaut …

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How Do Astronauts Go To The Bathroom In Space? Peggy Whitson Got Candid After 665 Days On The International Space Station

If one of the things you consider before you leave for vacation is where you'll use the bathroom, you may have poop anxiety, or trouble using the …

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NASA Astronaut Explains What It’s Like To Go To The Bathroom In Space

According to Peggy Whitson, 'going number two' in space can be a 'challenging' process for astronauts.<p>It’s something that everybody has to do, and …

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NASA's Peggy Whitson Reveals How Astronauts Poop in Space

Chalk this up on your list of reasons not to visit space anytime soon. In a recent interview, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson talked about spending 665 …

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How do astronauts poop in space? NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson explains

This certainly isn't the number one perk about space travel: going number two.<p>Last week, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson talked to <i>Business Insider</i> about spending 665 days in space, the most of any American. As the interview suggests, Whitson loved space travel, except the part where you have to …

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Overcame Her Doubters To Spend The Most Days In Space

Peggy Whitson's story takes center stage in the One Strange Rock finale. We spoke with her about pursuing her space dream. • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ …

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Comes 'Home' in 'One Strange Rock' Finale

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has spent more time in space than any other U.S. astronaut in history. From growing up on a farm in Iowa's smallest town …

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‘One Strange Rock’ Finale Airs Tonight, Shows NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Come Home From Space

The series' May 28 finale features an exclusive 3D VR film shot in space that shows Whitson's last day on board the International Space Station.<p>Fans …

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What home means to astronaut Peggy Whitson

Peggy Whitson is one of America’s most accomplished astronauts. Currently being featured in the NatGeo series “One Strange Rock,” she explains how leaving Earth made her appreciate it all the more.

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Overcame Her Doubters To Spend The Most Days In Space

Astronaut Peggy Whitson says after she finished college, famous space scientist Dr. James Van Allen discouraged her from seeking a career as an …

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Around the world in 665 days: The storied career of astronaut Peggy Whitson

<i>Star Trek</i>'s Capt. James T. Kirk came from Iowa, but a real-life American space hero from that state has actually gone where no man — or woman — has gone before.<p>NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who was raised on a farm near Iowa's smallest town of Beaconsfield, soared to become one of the most …

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Why astronaut Peggy Whitson is a living legend

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All the Best Looks From the Time 100 Gala

Time's most influential people of 2018.<p><i>Time</i> magazine honored the most influential people of 2018 at the Time 100 Gala last night. The list included everyone from actress Nicole Kidman to astronaut Peggy Whitson. Here, see the night's best dressed.

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Iowan astronaut Peggy Whitson, Grinnell College grad Kumail Nanjiani make Time's 100 most influential people list

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Peggy Whitson

An astronaut doesn’t scare easily. Yet when I learned that I would partner with Peggy Whitson, the first female chief of the NASA astronaut office, …

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Whitver: Peggy Whitson is an inspiration to Iowans

Peggy Whitson, you are an inspiration to Iowans. The southern Iowa astronaut holds the record for an American spending the most (665) days in space. …

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Five questions with astronaut Peggy Whitson

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>Five questions with astronaut and Iowa native …

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Hotels in outer space 'in our future,' says astronaut and native Iowan Peggy Whitson

CLOSE<p>Five questions with astronaut and Iowa native Peggy Whitson on her receiving the Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award.<p>The next hot travel …

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Photos: Peggy Whitson receives Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award

Peggy Whitson, the Iowa native from Mount Ayr, has spent more time in space than any American and is in town receiving the Robert D. Ray Pillar of …

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Video: Astronaut Peggy Whitson talks to Ars about what it takes to run the ISS

She has also spent more time in space than any other American.<p>Peggy Whitson was the first astronaut I got to meet and talk with at length, ten years …

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