Space superwoman returning to Earth with records galore
September 1, 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson is closing out a space streak unmatched by any other American.
The world's most experienced spacewoman is due back on Earth this weekend following 9 ½ months at the International Space Station. Counting all her flights, she will have logged 665 days in space — the equivalent of more than 1 ½ years.
First stop Saturday night is Kazakhstan as usual for a Russian Soyuz capsule touchdown, then a brief detour to Germany before heading home to storm-crippled Houston.
During her third and latest mission, which began last November, the 57-ye...