Maybe Next Time: NASA Cancels Spacewalk By All-Female Team Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch were all ready to make history. Except for one thing: Both astronauts need medium-sized space suits and there's only one on the international space station.
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Maybe Next Time: NASA Cancels Spacewalk By All-Female Team

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Maybe Next Time: NASA Cancels Spacewalk By All-Female Team

Maybe Next Time: NASA Cancels Spacewalk By All-Female Team

Maybe Next Time: NASA Cancels Spacewalk By All-Female Team

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Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch were all ready to make history. Except for one thing: Both astronauts need medium-sized space suits and there's only one on the international space station.

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Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. This Friday, the first all-female team was supposed to conduct a spacewalk at the International Space Station to carry out some repairs. NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch were all set to make history - except for one thing. Both astronauts need medium-sized space suits, and there is only one on the station that is prepped to use. So Koch will now go out with a male astronaut. So hey, NASA, we want to see more women in space. How about making sure they have something to wear when they get up there?

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