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PLTW Classes Listen To A Message From Space...

Dr. Peggy Whitson former commander of the International Space Station.

On February 14th students from PLTW classes got the opportunity to hear Dr. Peggy Whitson speak.  Dr. Whitson has commanded the international space station twice and holds the record for most days in space for an American.  She was born in Ringgold County and graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant.  She talked about her life journey from rural Iowa to NASA, and described what it was like living in the space station.   Her details of space station life were very interesting.  She serves as a great role model for all.