Opinion: I’m not surprised Nasa scuppered the first all-female spacewalk

Today Nasa postponed its first all-female spacewalk because they didn’t have the right spacesuits. While the headlines makes this situation sound almost laughable, what it highlights is a long-running problem regarding getting women into space.

This Friday, on 29 March, two astronauts were set to make history by becoming the first all-women crew to walk in space. Instead of Anne McClain and Christina Koch however, the spacewalk will be completed by Koch and another colleague, Nick Hague, instead. The landmark occasion has been scuppered.

Read more on The Independent

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