Tuesday, 12 November 2019

U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch make the first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station in a still image from video October 18, 2019. U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS) on the first all-female spacewalk. NASA/Handout via REUTERS.

U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir walks outside the International Space Station (ISS), in this still image taken from NASA video, October 18, 2019. Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir stepped outside of the International Space Station in order to replace batteries on equipment located on station's exterior. NASA TV/REUTERS

U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir walks outside the International Space Station (ISS), in this still image taken from NASA video, October 18, 2019. The two women were tethered to the space station, floating about 254 miles above earth, leaving their hands free to perform the routine maintenance. NASA TV/REUTERS

U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir walks outside the International Space Station (ISS), in this still image taken from NASA video, October 18, 2019. Koch is on her way to making more history as the longest single space flight by a woman remaining in orbit aboard the station until February 2020. NASA TV/REUTERS

U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir (L) and Christina Koch pose in the International Space Station in a photo released October 17, 2019. NASA/Handout via REUTERS.