Peggy Whistson Return On Earth After 288 Days in Space

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Astronaut Peggy Whiston return to earth after 288 days in space. She landed at Kazakhstan on Saturday. Whiston whose age is 57 spend more than 9 months abroad the International Space Station, a $100 billion research laboratory that filed about 400 km above Earth.

"I feel great,"she said during an interview on Monday. She added "I love working up here. Its one of the most gratifying jobs I have ever had" 

I am working on paying forward some of the advice and mentoring that I received on my journey, in hopes that one day those young people will do the same and look back on a life in which they bounce at the opportunities and broke their own record," she Said.

She also brake many records during this days. She set a record of world's oldest space-women at the age of 57. She also become the first women to command the space station twice following her last November. 

Two of her mates who launched with Whistson returned to Earth ago. She stayed abroad to fill a vacancy after Russia scaled down its station staff from three to two astronaut.
Whiston returned to Earth on Saturday with Jack Fischer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Russian astronaut Fyodor Yurchukhin, who had been in space since June.
Whiston is the first space-women who became astronaut in 1996. She is first women command the space-station. 




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