NASA Astronauts are Scheduled for the First All-Female Spacewalk in History

By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN News  Photo Credit: CNN News

By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN News

Photo Credit: CNN News

(CNN)For the first time in history, an all-female crew will conduct a spacewalk at the International Space Station, NASA confirmed to CNN. 

As part of Expedition 59, NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will carry out the spacewalk on March 29. They'll be supported on the ground by Canadian Space Agency flight controller Kristen Facciol, who will be on the console at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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