Peggy Whitson, First Female Commander of the International Space Station

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson is breaking records (and ceilings) for women in space. Watch as Peggy shares her childhood dream of becoming an astronaut, her many rejections from NASA, the persistence that led her to the International Space Station, and what it feels like to break record after record for both men and women in space.

2018 MAKERS Conference Replay

MAKERS amplifies the dialogue around harassment, equal pay and other urgent issues, pushing the women's movement forward. #RAISEYOURVOICE

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