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NASA astronaut Christina Koch’s first space mission now set to break ISS record

The Verge Wednesday, 17 April 2019
NASA astronaut Christina Koch’s first space mission now set to break ISS recordToday, NASA announced which astronauts will be traveling to and from the International Space Station through the end of the year, and the new schedule means one astronaut will now be breaking a big record while in orbit. Because of the new arrangement, NASA astronaut Christina Koch — who is already in space — will soon hold the title for longest single spaceflight by a woman, beating out the last titleholder, former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson.

Koch launched to the ISS on March 14th, along with NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin. But rather than stay for six months, as most of NASA’s astronauts do, Koch is now slated to remain on the station through February 2020. That means she’ll spend 328 days, or nearly...
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US astronaut Christina Koch is in for a record setting flight aboard the International Space Station. Matt Yurus reports.

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