U.S. President Donald Trump congratulates NASA astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson for breaking the 534-day record for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated NASA astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson on Monday (April 24) for setting the record for most days spent in space. Commander Whitson, 57, in the midst of her third long-duration mission, beat the 534-day record for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut. Whitson, who flew to the station in November along with Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, will remain aboard with Fischer and Yurchikhin until September.