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U.S. astronauts embark on the first all-female spacewalk



Two NASA astronauts made space history on Friday, completing the first spacewalk by an all-woman team when they stepped outside the International Space Station.

 

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir accomplished the much-anticipated milestone for NASA during a relatively routine mission to swap faulty batteries on the station’s exterior.

 

“Mission accomplished!” NASA chief Jim Bridenstine tweeted on Friday. “Today’s historic achievement paves the way for our #Artemis program, which will send the first woman to the Moon in 2024.”

 

“Ad Astra!” he added, Latin for “to the stars”.

 

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