World’s Most Experienced Spacewoman Peggy Whitson Retires As Astronaut

NASA’s record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, retired after a 22-year-long career. Whitson, who joined NASA as a researcher in 1986, has spent more time off Earth than any other American, totalling 665 days over three International Space Station missions.

The 58-year-old is the oldest woman to go into space and also the most experienced female spacewalker, with 10 missions.
Source- The Guardian

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • NASA- National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • NASA was founded in 1958.
  • Jim Bridenstine is the 13th Administrator of NASA.