FILE Picture: NASA astronaut Christina Koch reacts after landing with the Soyuz MS-13 place capsule in Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, February 6, 2020. Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool by using REUTERS
(Reuters) – Absence tends to make the canine tail wag more challenging.
American astronaut Christina Koch been given various accolades from her history-breaking, 328-day spaceflight and then a nutritious dose of doggy love upon her return home, in accordance a video she posted on social media on Thursday.
“Not absolutely sure who was much more thrilled. Happy she remembers me right after a yr,” Koch tweeted.
The online video reveals her canine wagging up a storm, peering out the entrance door with her entrance paws on the window sill as Koch nears. The dog flips out even a lot more when Koch enters the home, greeting her with some critical encounter-licking.
The astronaut’s capsule landed in Kazakhstan on Feb. 6 right after her historic vacation to the Global Room Station, ending a 328-working day mission that set the record for the longest continue to be in room by a female.
Koch, 41, a North Carolina-born engineer who joined NASA’s astronaut corps in 2013, also who led the initially all-feminine spacewalk in 2019.
Reporting by Daniel Trotta Modifying by David Gregorio