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Earlier this spring, NASA astronauts were set to conduct the first all-female spacewalk until a lack of properly-fitting space suits cut the historic moment short. Now, finally, the spacewalk has been rescheduled for this morning with astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir as they set out to repair a faulty battery charger on the International Space Station.
As CBS explained:
Why This Matters: While Koch and Meir are setting out on the spacewalk strictly to fix the charger, this is still a big moment for female astronauts who face a great deal of gender bias simply by how our space program was designed (mostly all for men!).
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