She spent nearly a record year in space. When she lastly got home, her pup was over the moon.

Christina Koch detonation off into infinite on March 14, 2019, on what would be a historic 328 daytimes at the International Space Station( ISS ).

Over that time, she was part of the first-ever all-female spacewalk. She also prepared a record for a long time single spaceflight by a woman. While at the ISS, she conduced six spacewalks, spend over 42 hours outside the station.

Koch and crew conducted countless experiments at the ISS, focusing on technology development, biology, and the search for evidence of dark matter.


“I didn’t inevitably know what this mission was going to turn into when I launched, ” Koch told ABC News . “But I recollect one of the things about the astronaut squads is that we are taught to be adaptable and to be ready for anything in a mission that comes our way.”


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