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Humanity’s 1st-ever only female spacewalk completed successfully

Points to Remember:

  • NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir successfully concluded humanity’s first-ever spacewalk with only women at around 12:25 AM IST on 19 october 2019, NASA said.
  • The two women worked for over seven hours in the vacuum of space to conduct International Space Station’s maintenance. With this, astronaut Meir also became the 15th woman out of a total of 228 spacewalkers.

About Christina Koch and Jessica Meir:

  • Koch holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University, Meir holds a Master of Science in Space Studies from the International Space University and a Doctorate in Marine Biology from Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Name the two NASA astronauts, who have embarked on the first all female spacewalk in a historic first? Christina Koch and Jessica Meir



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