Space Station’s 2 Women Prep for 1st All-Female Spacewalk

U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will step out Oct. 18 to replace a broken battery charger.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station’s two women are prepping for the first all-female spacewalk. U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will step out Oct. 18 to replace a broken battery charger. It will be the first time in 54 years of spacewalking that all the male astronauts stay inside. The battery charger failed after Koch and a male crewmate installed new batteries outside the station last week. NASA put the…

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