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Astronaut Christina Koch on a year without gravity

Clip: 03/31/2020 | 5m 3s

For nearly a year, astronaut Christina Koch was away from the planet, working on the International Space Station and orbiting Earth more than 5,200 times. Her mission was the longest continuous spaceflight by a woman and the second longest for any U.S. astronaut ever. Koch joins Amna Nawaz to discuss how her body reacted to 11 months without gravity and what it means to see more women in space.

Aired: 03/31/20

Rating: NR

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