Space Station Gets Its First Woman Commander

Peggy Whitson makes it look so easy. The Iowa farmer's daughter is now the first woman to command the International Space Station, and she says it's really no big deal. Her colleague, Pam Melroy, who will command the shuttle flight scheduled to head to the space station Tuesday, said Whitson is the perfect person for the job. "I love Peggy's leadership style," said Melroy. "I think the most important element of her style is her sense of humor, which is really just a sense of...Full Story
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