NASA TO CONDUCT FIRST EVER ALL-FEMALE SPACEWALK

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first ever all-women spacewalk

According to the Report of CNN, the duo will step outside the international space station and perform a seven hour spacewalk as part of Expedition 59 on March 29.
The March 29 spacewalk will mark McClain’s first spacewalk and Koch’s first spaceflight. “It is the second in a series of three planned spacewalks. Anne also will join Nick Hague for the March 22 spacewalk. And, of course, assignments and schedules could always change,” NASA spokesperson Stephanie Schierholz told CNN. “It was not orchestrated to be this way; these spacewalks were originally scheduled to take place in the fall.”

Flight controller Kristen Facciol of the Canadian Space Agency, who tweeted a few days ago, “I just found out that I’ll be on console providing support for the FIRST ALL FEMALE SPACEWALK with @AstroAnnimal and @Astro_Christina and I can not contain my excitement!!!!”

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