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

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

Over that time, she was part of the first-ever all-female spacewalk. She likewise mounted a record for the longest single spaceflight by the status of women. While at the ISS, she conduced six spacewalks, expend over 42 hours outside the station.

Koch and crew deported countless ventures 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 speculate 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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