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Peggy Whitson

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Peggy Annette Whitson (born February 9, 1960) is an American biochemistry researcher, retired NASA astronaut, and former NASA Chief Astronaut. [1]

71 relations: American Astronautical Society, Aquarius (laboratory), Astronaut, Atmospheric entry, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Beaconsfield, Iowa, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Chief of the Astronaut Office, Donald Trump, Expedition 14, Expedition 16, Expedition 5, Expedition 50, Expedition 51, Expedition 52, Extravehicular activity, Fox News, Fyodor Yurchikhin, Galveston, Texas, Houston, Integrated Truss Structure, International Space Station, Iowa Wesleyan University, Ivanka Trump, Jack D. Fischer, Johnson Space Center, Kathleen Rubins, Latin honors, List of cumulative spacewalk records, Makers: Women Who Make America, Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration", Mount Ayr, Iowa, MSNBC, NASA, NASA Exceptional Service Medal, NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, NASA Space Flight Medal, Orlan space suit, Pamela Melroy, Patent, Port and starboard, Rice University, Robert L. Behnken, Robert S. Kimbrough, Roscosmos, Samantha Cristoforetti, Sergey Volkov (cosmonaut), Shuttle–Mir Program, ..., Silver Snoopy award, Soyuz (spacecraft), Soyuz MS-03, Soyuz MS-04, Soyuz TMA-11, Space flight participant, Steven Lindsey, STS-111, STS-113, STS-120, STS-47, STS-60, STS-63, STS-71, Sunita Williams, Thomas Pesquet, Time 100, Underwater habitat, University of Texas Medical Branch, Yi So-yeon, Yuri Malenchenko. Expand index (21 more) »

American Astronautical Society

Formed in 1954, the American Astronautical Society (AAS) is an independent scientific and technical group in the United States dedicated to the advancement of space science and space exploration.

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Aquarius (laboratory)

The Aquarius Reef Base is an underwater habitat located 5.4 miles (9 kilometers) off Key Largo in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

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Astronaut

An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.

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Atmospheric entry

Atmospheric entry is the movement of an object from outer space into and through the gases of an atmosphere of a planet, dwarf planet or natural satellite.

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Baikonur Cosmodrome

Baikonur Cosmodrome (translit; translit) is a spaceport located in an area of southern Kazakhstan leased to Russia.

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Beaconsfield, Iowa

Beaconsfield is a city in Ringgold County, Iowa, United States.

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Biochemistry

Biochemistry, sometimes called biological chemistry, is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms.

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Biology

Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical composition, function, development and evolution.

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Chemistry

Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with compounds composed of atoms, i.e. elements, and molecules, i.e. combinations of atoms: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other compounds.

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Chief of the Astronaut Office

The Chief of the Astronaut Office is the most senior leadership position for active astronauts at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.

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Expedition 14

Expedition 14 was the 14th expedition to the International Space Station (ISS).

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Expedition 16

Expedition 16 was the 16th expedition to the International Space Station (ISS).

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Expedition 5

Expedition 5 was the fifth long-duration stay on the International Space Station (ISS).

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Expedition 50

Expedition 50 was the 50th expedition to the International Space Station.

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Expedition 51

Expedition 51 was the 51st expedition to the International Space Station, which began upon the departure of Soyuz MS-02 on April 10, 2017 and concluded upon the departure of Soyuz MS-03 on June 2, 2017.

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Expedition 52

Expedition 52 is the 52nd expedition to the International Space Station.

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Extravehicular activity

Extravehicular activity (EVA) is any activity done by an astronaut or cosmonaut outside a spacecraft beyond the Earth's appreciable atmosphere.

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Fox News

Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

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Fyodor Yurchikhin

Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin (Greek: Θεόδωρος Γιουρτσίχιν του Νικόλαου; born 3 January 1959), is a Russian cosmonaut of Greek descent, engineer and RSC Energia test-pilot who has flown on five spaceflights.

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Galveston, Texas

Galveston is a coastal resort city on Galveston Island and Pelican Island in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Houston

Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.

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Integrated Truss Structure

The Integrated Truss Structure (ITS) of the International Space Station (ISS) consists of a linear arranged sequence of connected trusses on which various unpressurized components are mounted such as logistics carriers, radiators, solar arrays, and other equipment.

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International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit.

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Iowa Wesleyan University

Iowa Wesleyan University is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

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Ivanka Trump

Ivana Marie "Ivanka" Trump (born October 30, 1981) is an American businesswoman, fashion designer, author and reality television personality.

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Jack D. Fischer

Jack David Fischer (born January 23, 1974) is an American engineer, test pilot and a former NASA astronaut.

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Johnson Space Center

The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Manned Spacecraft Center, where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conducted.

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Kathleen Rubins

Kathleen Hallisey "Kate" Rubins (born October 14, 1978) is a NASA astronaut.

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Latin honors

Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of distinction with which an academic degree has been earned.

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List of cumulative spacewalk records

This is a list of cumulative spacewalk records for the 30 astronauts who have the most extra-vehicular activity (EVA) time.

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Makers: Women Who Make America is a 2013 documentary film about the struggle for women's equality in the United States during the last five decades of the 20th century.

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Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration"

The Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" (Медаль "За заслуги в освоении космоса") is a state decoration of the Russian Federation aimed at recognising achievements in the space program.

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Mount Ayr, Iowa

Mount Ayr is a city in Ringgold County, Iowa, United States.

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MSNBC

MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.

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NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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NASA Exceptional Service Medal

The NASA Exceptional Service Medal is an award granted to U.S. government employees for significant sustained performance characterized by unusual initiative or creative ability that clearly demonstrates substantial improvement in engineering, aeronautics, space flight, administration, support, or space-related endeavors which contribute to NASA programs.

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NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal

The NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal is awarded to US government employees only for notably outstanding leadership which affects technical or administrative programs of NASA.

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NASA Space Flight Medal

The NASA Space Flight Medal is a decoration of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Orlan space suit

Cosmonaut Maksim Surayev next to two Orlan-MK models on the International Space Station The Orlan space suit (Орлан meaning sea eagle) is a series of semi-rigid one-piece space suit models designed and built by NPP Zvezda.

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Pamela Melroy

Pamela Anne Melroy (born September 17, 1961) is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut.

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Patent

A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.

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Port and starboard

Port and starboard are nautical and aeronautical terms for left and right, respectively.

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Rice University

William Marsh Rice University, commonly known as Rice University, is a private research university located on a 300-acre (121 ha) campus in Houston, Texas, United States.

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Robert L. Behnken

Robert Louis "Bob" Behnken (born July 28, 1970 in Creve Coeur, Missouri) is a United States Air Force officer, NASA astronaut and former Chief of the Astronaut Office.

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Robert S. Kimbrough

Robert Shane Kimbrough (born June 4, 1967) is a retired United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut.

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Roscosmos

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities (Государственная корпорация по космической деятельности «Роскосмос»), commonly known as Roscosmos (Роскосмос), is a state corporation responsible for the space flight and cosmonautics program for the Russian Federation.

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Samantha Cristoforetti

Samantha Cristoforetti (born 26 April 1977 in Milan) is an Italian European Space Agency astronaut, Italian Air Force pilot and engineer.

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Sergey Volkov (cosmonaut)

Sergey Aleksandrovich Volkov (Сергей Александрович Волков; born April 1, 1973, in Chuhuiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union) is a retired Russian cosmonaut and engineer.

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Shuttle–Mir Program

The Shuttle–Mir Program was a collaborative space program between Russia and the United States, which involved American Space Shuttles visiting the Russian space station Mir, Russian cosmonauts flying on the shuttle, and an American astronaut flying aboard a Soyuz spacecraft to engage in long-duration expeditions aboard Mir.

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Silver Snoopy award

The Silver Snoopy award is a special honor awarded to NASA employees and contractors for outstanding achievements related to human flight safety or mission success.

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Soyuz (spacecraft)

Soyuz is a series of spacecraft designed for the Soviet space program by the Korolev Design Bureau (now RKK Energia) in the 1960s that remains in service today.

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Soyuz MS-03

Soyuz MS-03 was a Soyuz spaceflight launched on 17 November 2016.

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Soyuz MS-04

Soyuz MS-04 is a Soyuz spaceflight that launched on 20 April 2017 to the ISS.

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Soyuz TMA-11

Soyuz TMA-11 was a human spaceflight mission using a Soyuz-TMA spacecraft to transport personnel to and from the International Space Station (ISS).

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Space flight participant

Space flight participant (Участник космического полёта, uchastnik kosmicheskogo polyota) is the term used by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Russian Federal Space Agency (RKA), and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for people who travel into space, but who are not professional astronauts.

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Steven Lindsey

Steven Wayne Lindsey (born August 24, 1960) is a retired U.S. Air Force officer and NASA astronaut.

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STS-111

STS-111 was a space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle ''Endeavour''.

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STS-113

STS-113 was a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Endeavour.

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STS-120

STS-120 was a space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) that launched on 23 October 2007 from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

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STS-47

STS-47 was the 50th Space Shuttle mission of the program, as well as the second mission of Space Shuttle Endeavour.

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STS-60

STS-60 was the first mission of the US/Russian Shuttle-Mir Program, which carried Sergei K. Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard a Space Shuttle.

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STS-63

STS-63 was the first mission of the US/Russian Shuttle-Mir Program, which carried out the first rendezvous of the American Space Shuttle with Russia's space station Mir.

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STS-71

STS-71 was the third mission of the US/Russian Shuttle-Mir Program and the first Space Shuttle docking to Russian space station Mir.

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Sunita Williams

Sunita Pandya Williams (born September 19, 1965) is an American astronaut and United States Navy officer of Indo-Slovenian descent.

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Thomas Pesquet

Thomas Gautier Pesquet (born 27 February 1978) is a French aerospace engineer, pilot, and European Space Agency astronaut.

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Time 100

Time 100 (often written in all-caps as TIME 100) is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world assembled by the American news magazine Time.

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Underwater habitat

Underwater habitats are underwater structures in which people can live for extended periods and carry out most of the basic human functions of a 24-hour day, such as working, resting, eating, attending to personal hygiene, and sleeping.

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University of Texas Medical Branch

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is a component of the University of Texas System located in Galveston, Texas, United States, about southeast of Downtown Houston.

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Yi So-yeon

Yi So-yeon (born June 2, 1978) is an astronaut and biotechnologist who became the first Korean to fly in space.

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Yuri Malenchenko

Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko (Юрий Иванович Маленченко; born December 22, 1961) is a retired Russian cosmonaut.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peggy_Whitson

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