SAN DIEGO UC San Diego graduate Jessica Meir and fellow astronaut Christina Koch made history before most people woke up Friday, becoming the first all-female team of astronauts to perform a spacewalk.
Meir and Koch floated out of the International Space Station for a roughly 5.5 hour mission to repair a power unit that recently broke.
Within minutes, they set to work, attached to the exterior of space station, which is streaking around earth at a speed of 5 miles per second.
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