Christina Koch To Set Record For Longest Spaceflight By A Woman
NASA astronaut Christina Koch going to have her mission on the International Space Station (ISS) extended to 328 days, which would set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman.
Koch, who arrived at the space station on March 14 is scheduled to remain in orbit until February 2020 will eclipse the record of 288 days set by former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson in 2016-17.
About Christina Koch
Space missions: Expedition 59, Soyuz MS-12, Soyuz MS-13
Alma mater: North Carolina State University
First space flight: Expedition 59
Space agency: NASA