High Flying

December 2007
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;12/14/2007, Vol. 77 Issue 13, p3
The article features two U.S. women astronauts. Peggy Whiston was tasked to lead the International Space Station for six months beginning in Fall 2007. Whitson will oversee the construction of the space station and assist in science experiments. Pamela A. Melroy, who flew the space shuttle Discovery to the space station, was also part of the crew who delivered Harmony, a hallway connecting areas of the space station. The space station is projected to be finished by 2010.


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