US astronaut breaks Sunita Williams’s spacewalk record

Posted on:31 Mar 2017 09:42:45
US astronaut breaks Sunita Williams’s spacewalk record
31 March 2017 Current Affairs: 57 year old, US astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to surpass Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams’ record for the most spacewalks by a female astronaut when Whitson goes on her eighth spacewalk, recently.

Williams has spent a total of 322 days in space on two missions. With 50 hours and 40 minutes, she also holds the record total cumulative spacewalk time by a female astronaut.

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