Woman Astronaut – level 1

12-02-2020 15:00

Christina Koch is a US astronaut. She spends almost 11 months in space. It is the longest stay in space for a woman.

Koch works at the International Space Station. She walks in space six times. She does many tests. She grows plants. She tastes them. She studies what fire does in space.

Scientists want to know if people can live in space. It is important for NASA. NASA is a space agency. The agency wants to know what happens to a woman´s body in space. It is important for future missions to the moon and Mars.

Difficult words: space (the area outside Earth where the planets and stars are), NASA (the US space agency that does space travel), mission (when a person travels far and does an important job).

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