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RECORD-BREAKING ASTRONAUT PEGGY WHITSON RETURNS TO EARTH

Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for U.S. space endurance.

Whitson’s 665 days off the planet - 288 days on this mission alone - exceeds that of any other American and any other woman worldwide.

She checked out of the International Space Station just hours earlier, along with another American and

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