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Peggy Whitson
Doctorate in Biochemistry, NASA astronaut, 1st female Space Station Commander. Proud to share my NASA community with you. Do your best, be positive, dream BIG.
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Peggy Whitson Aug 12
Agreed. An incredible international team has made our work on the possible each day... for more than 17 years!
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Peggy Whitson Aug 6
638 days in space and the view is still amazing! Soaking up some sunset time in the cupola…
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Peggy Whitson Jul 25
Zero gravity stem cell media exchange! The pink fluid is media–I'm removing a bit of old media and replacing it with new, little by little.
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Peggy Whitson Jul 21
is critical in space! Watch this video as I transform the multi-modal ARED machine during my workout.
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Peggy Whitson Jul 17
Storing blood samples in our ULTRA-COLD freezer to maintain sample integrity. Watch how we take blood samples here:
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Peggy Whitson Jul 4
Fashion police, you have to grade us on a curve – we just love our country… a LOT!! Happy Birthday U.S.A.!
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Peggy Whitson Jul 4
Here’s what happens when space-folk take some pictures to show their USA-Pride… micro-gravity allows for some cool poses! Happy B-day USA!
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Peggy Whitson Jun 29
Loved the serenade today! I hope you enjoyed meeting the . Be sure to try the mac and cheese in the food lab!
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Peggy Whitson Jun 22
Incredible view! Returning to the airlock after the successful removal & replacement of a key external computer. Thank you
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Peggy Whitson Jun 7
Congratulations - welcome to the !
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Peggy Whitson May 31
It has been an honor to be a part of both of these crews, plus Expedition 50 as well!
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Peggy Whitson May 30
My 3rd crop did the best! Chinese Cabbage we've been growing. The best part, after we harvested it for the , we got to eat the rest!
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Peggy Whitson May 22
Soaring during our last spacewalk, going outside again tomorrow! Amazing being part of this great team keeping strong.
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Peggy Whitson May 20
I'm honored to help introduce a competition to design a lunar landing 50th anniversary coin.
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Peggy Whitson May 12
Did you know I get to video-conference with my family while aboard the ? Meet the one behind the task:
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Peggy Whitson May 11
Working aboard the for months is a challenge. Learn how the helps me to stay motivated:
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Peggy Whitson Apr 29
So amazing to be a part of this crew!
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Peggy Whitson Apr 24
Thank you, Mr. President, for the great opportunity to highlight the research we are doing up here aboard the and beyond!
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Peggy Whitson Apr 24
I love being on , and the science work is my favorite. Biochemistry, genetics, you name it! has it all.
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Peggy Whitson Apr 23
It is one of those rides that you hope never ends. I am so grateful for all those who helped me on each of my missions!
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