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NASA astronauts, including Christina Koch of NC State, write history on the first all-female spacewalk

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir left the International Space Station on Friday, the first time in half a century of spacewalking that a woman floated out of the water without a male crewmate. Their job was to repair a broken part of the station's solar energy network. The spacewalk officially started at 7:38 in the morning. Thirty-five years …

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NASA will make its first all-female spacewalk

When two American astronauts leave the International Space Station on Friday morning to replace a power controller, this will be a much anticipated milestone. Astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch will have taken the first all-female spacewalk. Such a walk was to take place in March, but was postponed because NASA did not have two suitcases of corresponding size. This …

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NASA tries again with the first all-female spacewalk

NASA will launch the first all-female spacewalk on Friday after it canceled it earlier this year because it did not have two space suits of the correct size. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir is expected to replace a performance controller in front of the International Space Station that failed at the weekend's 221st Spacewalk at the weekend since …

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NASA Moves Up 1st All-Female Spacewalk to This Week

We do not have to wait quite as long as we'd thought for the first all-female spacewalk, if all goes according to plan. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir have been scheduled to venture outside the International Space Station (ISS) together next Monday (Oct. 21), as part of a series of excursions to install new batteries. But they've been …

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First All-Female Spacewalk Is Back On, NASA Says

The first spacewalk to be performed by women is scheduled for Oct. 21, NASA announced, nearly seven months after all-female spacewalk what canceled because two properly fitted spaces were not available. Christina Koch and Anne McClain, the two astronauts who were scheduled to conduct the spacewalk in March, both needed a medium-sized torso component, but only one was available. The …

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The first all-female spacewalk is scheduled for this month

The announcement came on Friday during a briefing by the agency about 10 upcoming spacewalks by astronauts on the International Space Station. For the planned spacewalk in March, Koch was to work with astronaut Anne McClain, who has since returned to Earth. In March, NASA cited the availability of space suits as a reason for scrapping the way. McClain himself …

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Get Off Hillary: Bomb NASA to Demolish the All-Female Spacewalk

The failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is not pleased that NASA canceled the historic all-female spacewalk for lack of mid-size space suits and proposed a completely nonsensical solution to the problem. "Make another suit" She said on Twitter earlier this week. Apart from that, this would not be possible because the astronauts originally intended for spacewalk now hover above the …

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