Since 1998, there have been 213 spacewalks at the International Space Station and only 11% of the more than 500 crew members involved have been women. But on the next walk, scheduled for 29 March, the team will be entirely comprised of women—from the astronauts completing the actual walk (Christina Koch and Anne McClain) to the those giving ground support (Mary Lawrence and Kristen Facciol). “It definitely resonates with women around the agency that we’re at this point,” NASA’s Stephanie Schierholz tells The Guardian. Read more there.
First All-Women Spacewalk Ever