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Things We Saw Today: NASA’s Peggy Whitson Became the Oldest Female Astronaut

This past weekend, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson set an unusual record: at age 56, she’s the oldest woman in space. While on her current assignment at the International Space Station, she’s also projected to become the U.S. astronaut who has spent the most time in orbit. (via NPR)

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