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Current Event May 11, 2017

Record Breaking Trip in Space


NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has just broken the record for the most days spent in space. She has been off planet Earth longer than any other American in history. Whitson is also the first woman to command the International Space Station. President Donald Trump congratulated her in a call to the Space Station and she sent a message to young people. Listen to learn more about Whitson and her historic record.

Earth and Space Science

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AIR DATE: 04/24/2017


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