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NASA sets the stage for a women centric space age through an all-female spacewalk

US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will create history by participating in an all-female spacewalk to replace a duff unit of the ISS.
Women have proved their worth in all walks of life and they will now carry out an all-women spacewalk. NASA planned this unique event originally in March but had to postpone it because on an ill-fitting spacesuit. It is now rescheduled for Friday and the two astronauts chosen are Christina Koch and Jessica Meir. Both are Americans and their task will be to replace an unserviceable equipment on the International Space Station (ISS). They will be at work for more than five hours and it will be a new experience for the duo. It will also be a confidence booster for the participants as well as other female astronauts. Daily Mail UK reports that Christina Koch is the senior of the two. She would be setting a record of her own by completing the longest single spaceflight by a woman if she remains in orbit until February 2020. She said –“gender milestones like the spacewalk were especially significant.” She was one of the astronauts identified for the earlier spacewalk. Anyway, this will...
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