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Retired astronaut engages Schriever Airmen

Retired astronaut engages Schriever Airmen

Retired NASA astronaut, Peggy Whitson, speaks with Schriever Airmen during a meet and greet luncheon in the Satellite Dish dining facility at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, July 31, 2018. Whitson spoke then answered questions relating to her long-duration tours of duty aboard the International Space Station. Altogether, she has accumulated 665 days in space, the most for any U.S. astronaut and eighth on the all-time space endurance list at the time of her return to Earth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

Retired astronaut engages Schriever Airmen

Capt. Robert Allen, flight commander with the 3rd Space Experimentation Squadron, requests an autograph from Peggy Whitson, retired astronaut, after a meet and greet luncheon in the Satellite Dish dining facility, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, July 31, 2018. Whitson was invited by former International Space Station crewmate Col. Jack Fischer, chief of space operations division with Air Force Space Command for a tour to better educate her and her associate, author Patricia Cornwell, on the Air Force space and cyberspace warfighting domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

Retired astronaut engages Schriever Airmen

Master Sgt. Dontay Roy, flight chief with the 22nd Space Operation Squadron, briefs Peggy Whitson, retired astronaut, on the 22nd SOPS mission at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, July 31, 2018. Whitson toured the installation’s various units to gain awareness on the Air Force’s role in space. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Retired NASA astronaut, Peggy Whitson, speaks with Schriever Airmen during a meet and greet luncheon in the Satellite Dish dining facility at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, July 31, 2018.