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Back on Earth, Peggy Whitson, astronaut records

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Back on Earth, Peggy Whitson, astronaut records
Peggy Whitson is back on Ground. The woman who has spent more time in orbit, and holds record for space walks, at a little after three in morning, è landed in Kazakhstan aboard Soyuz toger with his colleague at Nasa, Jack Fischer and Russian commander Fyodor Yurchikhin. They left International Space Station about four hours before. Via dell'hurricane Harvey, Nasa has had to revise plans to return to Houston of two american astronauts.Peggy, an american born in 1960, was aboard Space Station by November 2016, for its third mission of long duration, which in march has been extended three months, until September, coming così to 288 days. He spent a total of 655 days in space, more than any astronaut american, and all it'eighth place in long duration missions of all time. The primates of rest are familiar to you, that in 2008, è was first woman to command Space Station, April 9, 2017 è became first woman to run it twice, and last may it reached record figure of 8 space walks. With its 57 years è più elderly astronaut woman of history.Whitson is a veteran of space, è was selected as a Nasa astronaut in 1996 and in 2002 he reached for first time on International Space Station for a mission of 184 days. In 2008 è back on Space Station, as commander and spent or 192 days in space, during which he made his first of five space walks.Yurchikhin and Fischer, arrived in April on Space Station, were 136 days in space for this mission, and Russian cosmonaut, on his return, avrà on shoulders 673 days in space. The command of station, passerà now all'astronaut Nasa, Randy Bresnik, who will be accompanied by Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli, of 'european space Agency. The departure of new crew, with Mark Vande Hei, Joe Acaba and Alexander Misurkin, è scheduled for September 12, from base of Baikonur in Kazakhstan.


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