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Peggy Whitson's stay in outer space extends for another three months



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<p>  The oldest astronaut in the world and the current crew of Mission Expedition-50: Peggy Whitts stay in space has been extended by a quarter longer than the previously scheduled timeline. NASA announced in an official meeting Wednesday that Whitson 's prolonged stay in the International Space Station (ISS) will be completed by September of this year </p>
<p>  NASA left yesterday In a formal press conference on the extended stay of Peggy Whitson in the International Space Station (ISS): As NASA said, the American biochemistry researcher, instead of returning to Earth in June, will remain on the International Space Station by September this year Whitson will remain on the ISS for another three months between NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos, and will remain on a free seat on the three The Soyuz spacecraft produced by the agency, which carries the NASA Jack Fischer and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roskosmos ̵<div class=
1; crews of Expedition 51/52 – will be on the International Space Station on April 20, 2017 arrive.

The three-seat spaceship will have a free space later will be filled by Whitson. In September, Whitson will grab this empty spot and be an addition to Fisher and Yurchikhin to rush back to Earth, NASA said. 57-year-old astronaut Whitson came to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of Mission Expedition 50 in November last year and was due to return to Earth in June this year. But after the newly signed contract between NASA and Roscosmos came into force, the plan changed and now it will remain on the International Space Station (ISS) for another three months.

Peggy Whitson's remarkable journey continues Records. Recently, she became the first female astronomer to have completed most of the spacewalks outside the ISS and is only weeks away from beating NASA astronaut Jeff Williams' record because, as a US astronaut, he spends the maximum time in space. As of today, April 56, Whitson has already spent 514 days on the ISS and will soon surpass Jeff Williams' record. She is also registered as the oldest astronomer to travel into space, and she is the first woman to lead the ISS with Expedition 16 mission. After her NASA astronaut colleague and the current commander of Expedition 50 – Shane Kimbrough handed over the position of ISS commander on Pentecost on April 9, she will be the first woman to command the ISS twice.


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