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Tag: women astronauts

  • Saturday, October 19th 2019 - 08:57 UTC

    Two NASA astronauts make history as they complete the first spacewalk by an all-women team

    Friday marks Koch's fourth spacewalk and Meir's first spacewalk. Koch led EVA and can be identified by the red stripes on her spacesuit and life support backpack

    A giant leap for womankind! Two NASA astronauts made space history on Friday as they completed the first-ever spacewalk by an all-woman team. The historic extravehicular activity (EVA) officially began once both astronauts switched to battery power in their spacesuits, was guided by veteran NASA astronaut and capsule communicator (CAPCOM) Stephanie Wilson on the ground and fellow astronauts Luca Parmitano and Andrew Morgan located on the International Space Station.