Women Spacewalk – level 1

23-10-2019 07:00

The astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are going on a spacewalk on Friday. It is the first time for Koch and the 4th time for Meir. They must change bad battery parts on the space station.

This is the first time that two women go to space alone with no men.

In March, NASA wants to send two women to spacewalk. However, there are some problems with the spacesuits. A man goes for one of the women. People do not like this change of plans.

Before this, there are 200 space walks at the space station. Only 14 women go on a spacewalk and never unaccompanied.

Difficult words: astronaut (a member of a space crew), spacewalk (any activity by an astronaut outside of a spacecraft), unaccompanied (alone, without company).

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