Specifically, during McClain's spacewalk with her colleague Nick Hague on March 22, she learned that a medium-size hard upper torso-basically the "shirt" of the suit-fits her best.
After some of the response, the agency clarified its reasoning on Twitter, explaining that it has more than one medium suit onboard - there just wasn't enough time to fit and adjust that piece ahead of Friday's spacewalk.
The spacewalk being a cultural milestone during Women's History Month was entirely coincidental and was not guaranteed to happen from the outset. She will serve as the flight engineer for Expeditions 59 and 60 on the International Space Station.
Now some people are questioning those words, after NASA announced on Wednesday that it was cancelling the first all-female spacewalk in history, because the right equipment wasn't available.
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The cancellation is due in part to "spacesuit availability", NASA announced Monday.
The two astronauts were due to leave the ISS to install new batteries on the outside of the station. She said the agency had no concrete plans for an rescheduled all-female spacewalk, but noted one is increasingly likely because NASA astronauts have been diversifying in terms of gender. It would have been the first time an all-female mission conducted the mission, which has usually been completed by an all-male or male-female team. McClain will do a spacewalk with Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques on April 8.
The one is ready will be worn by Koch, and she'll be accompanied on the spacewalk by Nick Hague, who conducted the first in the series with McClain last Friday, March 22.
Ms Koch will become the 14th on March 29.
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Nasa said the two female astronauts had prepared to continue work outside the International Space Station installing lithium-ion batteries for the space station's solar arrays. NPR reported in 2017 that the organization has only 11 spacesuits, or extravehicular mobility units, which were all designed more than 40 years ago.
The spacewalk scheduled for this Friday would have been a triumph.
Before the swap, Friday's spacewalk was set to be led by women both in space and on the ground.
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