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NASA’s first all-female spacewalk (video)

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NASA’s first all-female spacewalk, NASA TV went live for First Spacewalk of 2020 Expedition 61 with flight engineers Christina Koch and Jessica Meir of NASA. The Live coverage of the spacewalk began at 5:30 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch became the first all-female crew to step outside of the International Space Station into the vacuum of space together. The duo replaced old nickel-hydrogen batteries with newer, more powerful lithium-ion batteries to continue upgrading station power systems on the Port-6 truss structure. The spacewalk began at 6:50 a.m. EST and took about six-and-a-half hours.

NASA’s first all-female spacewalk

On Friday, Oct. 18, the NASA astronauts completed NASA’s first all-woman spacewalk. During the 7-hour, 17-minute spacewalk, the pair replaced a failed power controller and completed several other tasks in preparation for future spacewalks.

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