NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets Spaceflight Record
534 days, 2 hours, 49 minutes and counting. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson flew through the standing record for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut at 1:27 a.m. EDT on April 24, 2017, and with the recent extension of her stay at the International Space Station, she has five months to rack up a new one. Read More
Image of the Curiosity rover at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida just prior to the rover's launch in November of 2011.