15:14 Eastern Time (Pi Time Pi Day), Christina Koch launched an international space station and history on Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft from Kazakhstan.
It was connected to the astronaut Nick Hague and the astronaut Alexy Ovhinin for a relatively short six and a half hour flight before connecting the ISS at around 20:45.
Koch is scheduled to join Anne McClain
Last month's interview, Kocha hired for his education at Jacksonville, North Carolina as one of the reasons why he was interested in space.
"Growth in East Carolina was a beautiful place, and I hope, as one of the many reasons, was interested in issues such as space and exploration," Kochas said. "It is clear that the ocean is a beautiful thing in the North Carolina region, which was one of our wealth and, of course, the state of NC and all the opportunities there."
According to NASA's biography, Kochi studied in the NC state
she will be on board the ISS
"For some medical experiments we can participate as topics," she said. So we are looking at some of the consequences of micro gravity for long periods of time so that we can inform our study of the future mission of Mars, so it is interesting and, of course, as a physicist and electrical engineer, I am very happy about the many physical experiments we will do.
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Brević PARI (Pisgah Institute of Astronomy Research) is always looking for new ways to encourage young people to become interesting science . Contribution to NASA and space exploration will help inspire next time.
"We are most excited to have an astronaut from North Carolina going to the International Space Station. , "Said Tim Delisle, field research officer PARI. "It's really a fun thing for us here, and we work with a lot of kids who come to our site and are always looking for an inspiring figure they can reach and say what I'm going to do one day."
PARI is a Redstone Rocket Engine whose work was another woman of NASA history, Katherine Johnson. Its contribution to the mercury program was highlighted in 2016. In Hidden Numbers.
Delhi expects that Koch's contribution will help reveal many women who have contributed to the history of space science
"One of the things we see is very ignorant when we look at the curriculum that teaches children about space science and only inspiration and roles. Types of models are that many times women contribute to the field and something like this will happen, I hope it will change, said Delisle.
Noch 2013 Koch was selected from over 6,100 applications. She teaches this mission for five years.