Nasa administrator Jim Bridenstine said Whitson was an inspiration, citing her determination and dedication to science, exploration and discovery. Nasa's record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson has retired.. The space agency announced her retirement on Friday, her last day on the job. And, as of June 2018, she’d spent more time off the planet than any other American, with a total of 665 days over three missions. Published: 17:34 GMT, 15 June 2018 | Updated: 14:54 GMT, 16 June 2018. Whitson was the first woman to command the space station. Google is late to the game with its Home Hub, but the low price and AI features make it a great choice for controlling your home, showing pictures and even helping run your life.

Peloton's hi-tech bike lets you stream live and on demand rides to your home - and it's one of the best examples of fitness technology out there - at a price. The comments below have not been moderated. PM under new pressure for second lockdown: SAGE scientists predict coronavirus second wave 'could be deadlier than the first' with a 'lower but longer' peak - and say the entire country will be locked down by Christmas, Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Discover deals on home essentials and electricals, Apply AO.com voucher codes to save on home appliances, Check out the latest B&Q clearance for great offers, Keep yourselves entertained with these electrical offers, Check out the latest Wayfair sale to save on furniture. She thanked 'all who have supported me along the way'. Peggy Whitson announced her retirement as a NASA astronaut on June 15, 2018.

But, not before shattering several records during her 22-year career. Her last spaceflight was last year. She was the first woman to command the International Space Station, holding the position twice, and the oldest woman ever to fly in space. Peggy Whitson, 58, announced her retirement on her last day on the job. Kazakhstan's tourism board adopts Borat's catchphrase, Off-duty police worker in Worthing crashes into pensioner on bike, Police in Wales interrupt church service amid coronavirus pandemic, Distressing moment morgue worker reveals piles of dead bodies, 'Doesn't exist': Durham councillor claims Covid is 'a fake virus', Princess Delphine cries after winning right to become princess, Crowds panic as Arc de Triomphe is evacuated following bomb alert, Hair-raising moment police intercept 'drunk' driver of a white van, Man loses control and crashes car into gate in TikTok clip. Rather than cram in a plethora of new features, Apple's latest update is about boosting stability, with improvements in everything from FaceID and battery life.

'I will miss seeing the enchantingly peaceful limb of our Earth from this vantage point.

Naim's incredible Mu-So Qb takes you back to the good old days - where the music captivates and enthralls, rather that simply being something in the background. Ambitious from a young age, she realized her life’s calling quite early on. She later became the oldest woman to ever fly in space. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Whitson was also the world's most experienced female spacewalker, with 10 under her spacesuit belt. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the U.S. record for most cumulative time in space, is retiring from the agency, effective Friday. 'As well as being an outstanding role model for women and men in America and across the globe.'. It might not be a name familiar to the US market, but Naim is a legendary British brand hoping to make a splash with the American launch of its $1499 Mu:So speaker. iPad Pro review: Apple takes the tablet to new heights (at a price), The small smart display with big potential: Google Home Hub review, 'Good enough for most people': iPhone XR review, The Pixel 3 outsmarts the iPhone (IF you trust Google with all your information), Bigger and better in every way: Apple's XS really does take the iPhone to the Max, The $250 beauty device that works like 'Photoshop for your face', iOS 12 review: The update that really will improve your iPhone, Naim Atom: The hifi that will change the way you listen to music, The $1,000 wireless speaker that really IS worth the price: Naim Mu-so Qb review, The hi-tech $2,000 spin bike that really could change your life, The best all in one wireless speaker you'll ever hear: Naim Mu-so review. Peggy Annette Whitson is an American biochemist and astronaut who holds the record for most total days spent in space by any NASA astronaut. Nasa's record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson has retired. She is also the first woman astronaut to command the International Space Station twice. Massive Apple Maps outage left users unable to search or... WHO reveals Southern hemisphere experiences very few cases of flu, Thai MP slashes his wrist in anti-government protest in parliament, Grassroots campaign group create controversial video about Rishi Sunak, 'Very nice!' 'Until the end of my days, my eyes will search the horizon to see that curve,' she said. AI seems to permeate every part of its software, from the ability to answer calls for you to being able to almost perfectly predict your morning commute. Nasa officials said Whitson set the highest standards for human spaceflight and was an outstanding role model across the globe. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Israeli beauty-tech firm Pollogen has launched its Geneo Personal device, which stimulates oxygen from beneath the skin's surface to give you a clearer, fresher face within minutes. 'As I reminisce on my many treasured memories, it's safe to say my journey at Nasa has been out of this world!'. 'She set the highest standards for human spaceflight operations,' Brian Kelly, director of flight operations at Johnson Space Centre in Houston, said. The 58-year-old biochemist joined Nasa as a researcher in 1986 and became an astronaut in 1996.

Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max go on sale on Friday - and the biggest handset Apple has ever made is also its best (and possibly unsurprisingly, its most expensive). With one small step for woman, and one giant leap for mankind, a NASA astronaut broke a major record on Monday. 'It's been the greatest honor to live out my lifelong dream of being a @NASA Astronaut,' she said via Twitter. The 58-year-old biochemist made three trips to the International Space Station after becoming an astronaut in 1996 – and, she held the position of Commander twice. Whitson has … The space agency announced her retirement on Friday, her last day on the job.