NASA Conducts First All-Female Spacewalk

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch are making history with the first-ever all-female spacewalk.

The roughly five-hour spacewalk officially began at 7:38 Friday morning. as the women replace a faulty battery unit outside the International Space Station.

Koch and Meir become the 13th and 14th U.S. women to conduct a spacewalk. Meir gave credit to “all of the women that worked to get us where we are today”.