NASA Says It Has Scheduled the First All-Female Spacewalk

Just in time for International Women’s Day, NASA announced Wednesday that it will be conducting the first-ever, all-female spacewalk, CNN reports. Astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain will exit the International Space Station on March 29, 35 years after the first woman performed a spacewalk. They’ll be guided from the ground by flight director Mary Lawrence, and flight controllers Jackie Kagey and Kristen Facciol, according to CNN.
NASA spokeswoman Stephanie Schierholz confirmed that the upcoming walk will be “the first with only women,” but added that “it was not orchestrated to be this way.” According to NASA, any time spent outside a vehicle while in space, including fixing equipment and conducting experiments, is considered a spacewalk. Russian cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya, who was the second female astronaut, became the first woman to walk in space in 1984 while testing a repair method.

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Send them to the moon... 

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Is there shopping in space?😀

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As long as they don’t have to manually park the ship. Lol

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This shouldn't be news, this should be a regular occurrence much the same way Saturday rolls around every week.

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Just now, damirUSBiH said:

This shouldn't be news, this should be a regular occurrence much the same way Saturday rolls around every week.

Yep. It's funny how some people get triggered by the word 'female'.

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When the female teacher burned up in space she was the only one to have her name in the news. The men had very little coverage. 

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15 hours ago, Pavel said:

Send them to the moon... 

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