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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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