On 24 April, ISS Commander and NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson become the US astronaut with the most cumulative time in space breaking the previous record of 534 days, 2hours and 48 minutes set by Jeff Williams.

In March, Whitson, who was the first female commander of the ISS, also performed her eight spacewalk – breaking the record for the most number of female EVAs.   

News Team
25 April 2017