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Peggy Whitson

Peggy Whitson

Status: Active
2/9/1960 –
Nationality: American
Type: Private
First Flight: 6/5/2002
Last Flight: 11/17/2016

Peggy Annette Whitson is an American biochemistry researcher, retired NASA astronaut, and former NASA Chief Astronaut. Her first space mission was in 2002, with an extended stay aboard the International Space Station as a member of Expedition 5. Her second mission launched October 10, 2007, as the first female commander of the ISS with Expedition 16. She was on her third long-duration space flight and was the commander of the International Space Station for Expedition 51, before handing over command to Fyodor Yurchikhin on June 1, 2017.

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Axiom Space

Type: Private
Abbreviation: AXS
Administration: Michael Suffredini
Founded: 2016

Country: USA

Axiom Space, Inc., also known as Axiom, is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and orbital spaceflight services company headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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