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Astronaut Christina Koch's record-setting mission in space

Clip: 02/06/2020 | 4m 45s Video has closed captioning.

After spending nearly 11 months in orbit aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth Thursday, parachuting into Kazakhstan with two crewmates aboard a Soviet Soyuz capsule. Koch set a record for the single longest female stay in space and says the milestones she achieved are a tribute to the pioneering women who came before her. Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 02/06/20

Rating: NR

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