As NASA astronaut Christina Koch sets a new female space record, we take a look at the ‘space’ women hold in the industry.
Learn language related to… space
capsule – part of a spacecraft that people travel in
gravity – force that causes two objects to move towards each other
cosmonaut – Russian name for an astronaut; someone who travels into space
mission – an important job a person or group of people go somewhere to complete
spacewalk – occasion when astronauts move around outside their spacecraft
Approximately, what percentage of people who’ve been into space have been women?
[You’ll find the answer at the end of the programme]
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