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NASA had to cancel the first all-female spacewalk in history because it didn’t have spacesuits in the right size

NASA said in a statement that astronaut Anne McClain had been replaced for Friday's mission with Christina Koch by male astronaut Nick Hague.
Russia's Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft launched two crew members on Thursday but failed in mid-flight.

WATCH LIVE: After escaping a doomed rocket, an astronaut and cosmonaut will try again to launch into space today

Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin, who survived a Soyuz rocket failure in October, will try again to reach orbit with new crew member Christina Koch.
NASA astronauts Anne McClain (left) and Christina Hammock Koch (right) are slated to perform the first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

The first all-female spacewalk in history is about to take place, and NASA says it’s a coincidence

On March 29, NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will step outside the International Space Station in the first spacewalk led by women.