Christina Koch is an astronaut. She worked at the International Space Station. Her mission lasted 328 days. Here is how she spent her time.
Koch did science experiments. She tested robots. She studied how vegetables grow in space.
Making RepairsDREW MORGAN—NASA
The space station needed repairs. Koch would put on a spacesuit. She would step outside to do the work.
The crew ate together. See the floating fruit? There is less gravity in space. Things float if they are not held down.
Thinking of HomeNASA
Koch took photos of Earth. The planet was 250 miles below. “The view takes my breath away,” Koch says. “The blues are very bright. The Earth glows.”
Did You Know?NASA
Koch was part of an all-woman spacewalk. It was the first one ever. Koch is shown here on the right. She is with Jessica Meir. They are getting ready to step into space.