Trump Congratulates Astronaut Peggy Whitson: New NASA Record For Most Days In Space

Peggy Whitson is a biochemist who has twice commanded the International Space Station. When she comes back down to Earth this year, she’ll have logged more than 650 days in space.

Source: Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record For Most Days In Space : The Two-Way : NPR

“Early this morning, Whitson officially broke the NASA record of 534 days in orbit that was set last year by Jeff Williams. To mark her accomplishment, she received a phone call from President Trump at 10 a.m. ET Monday. At the end of that live-streamed conversation, Whitson performed a forward flip.”

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