Peggy Whitson, PhD

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Peggy Whitson, PhD
NASA's Most Experienced Astronaut (377 Days in Space)

On day three or four of my first orbit in space, I remember thinking, "I get to stay up here." It was this sensation of being in the right place. I knew then that I would be back. One hundred and eighty days later, it was still hard for me to leave.
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