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328 days in space: Astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after making history, breaking ground for women
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328 days in space: Astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after making history, breaking ground for women

She said she's most eager to experience Earth's simple pleasures, like 'the feeling of wind on my face'.

After 11 months in space, astronaut Christina Koch can't wait to surf, dig into salsa and chips
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After 11 months in space, astronaut Christina Koch can't wait to surf, dig into salsa and chips

Koch has spent 328 days in space, setting a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman.

NASA, ESA astronauts finish tricky repairs on cosmic ray detector outside space station
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NASA, ESA astronauts finish tricky repairs on cosmic ray detector outside space station

The multi-billion-dollar instrument could get back to hunting for elusive antimatter and dark matter by midweek.

Astro-sisters install new batteries on ISS in last all-female spacewalk this mission
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Astro-sisters install new batteries on ISS in last all-female spacewalk this mission

This will be their last walk together as Koch will return to Earth next week after more than 10 months onboard.

Second all-women spacewalk change batteries, on the ISS, in seven and a half hours
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Second all-women spacewalk change batteries, on the ISS, in seven and a half hours

They teamed up for the world’s first all-female spacewalk in October and have one last spacewalk on Monday.

NASA astronaut Christina Koch sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman till date
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NASA astronaut Christina Koch sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman till date

Koch is expected to spend a total of 328 days, or nearly 11 months, onboard the space station before returning to Earth.

NASA astronauts create history with the first-ever spacewalk with an all-female team
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NASA astronauts create history with the first-ever spacewalk with an all-female team

NASA planned the first all-female spacewalk in March but had to call it off because of a shortage of medium-size suits.

First all-woman spacewalk: How to watch the historic mission live starting 4 pm today
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First all-woman spacewalk: How to watch the historic mission live starting 4 pm today

The mission marks the first time after 220 spacewalks that two women astronauts will embark on such a mission.

NASA's first-ever all-women spacewalk has been rescheduled for 21 October
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NASA's first-ever all-women spacewalk has been rescheduled for 21 October

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are set to do the spacewalk this month.

NASA's International Space Station faces power outage, SpaceX cargo launch delayed
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NASA's International Space Station faces power outage, SpaceX cargo launch delayed

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has to postpone its cargo mission to space after NASA called it off.

NASA's Christina Koch's stay to help understand effect of long term spaceflight on women
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NASA's Christina Koch's stay to help understand effect of long term spaceflight on women

All the data of astronaut's lives in space mostly focus on men, Christina Koch will help researchers understand women in space better.

NASA astronaut Christina Koch to set record for longest a woman has spent in space
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NASA astronaut Christina Koch to set record for longest a woman has spent in space

Koch arrived at the space station on 14 March & is now scheduled to remain in orbit till February 2020.

NASA scraps all-women spacewalk because of a lack of well-fitted spacesuits at ISS
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NASA scraps all-women spacewalk because of a lack of well-fitted spacesuits at ISS

All 215 spacewalks by the space station crew till date have been male-only or mixed male-female teams.

Russian-American crew arrive at the International Space Station
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Russian-American crew arrive at the International Space Station

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine congratulated the crew on a successful launch.