Record-breaking NASA astronaut comes back to Earth

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2017/09/03 | 602 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

A record-shattering NASA astronaut touched down to Earth on Sunday, finishing a 288-day mission that put her over the top as the American who has spent the most cumulative amount of time in space.Peggy Whitson, 57, is also the oldest female astronaut in the history of space exploration, was the first female International Space Station commander, and holds the record for number of spacewalks (10) by a woman.The biochemist completed a mission at the International Space Station that began in No...(…)

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