56-Year-Old Astronaut Becomes Oldest Woman In Space
Peggy Whitson is on her third mission in space and is no stranger to records.By Ryan Biek | November 20, 2016
Peggy Whitson is now the oldest woman to orbit Earth.
The 56-year-old NASA astronaut arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday.
That just beats the previous record-holder, Barbara Morgan, who was 55 when she went to space.