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Top 14 Christina Koch Quotes (NASA ASTRONAUT)

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14 Most Famous Christina Koch Quotes – The Flight Engineer and Record Breaker for the Longest Continuous Time in Space

Most kids probably dream of becoming an astronaut. I was just the one that never grew out of it.
Most kids probably dream of becoming an astronaut. I was just the one that never grew out of it.
Follow your passions, live the life you've imagined and do what scares you.
Follow your passions, live the life you’ve imagined and do what scares you.
How you define your schedule depends on how you keep focused...
How you define your schedule depends on how you keep focused
Identify the things that are challenging in your day based on how you develop your own focus and then coming up with a strategy specifically for that.
Identify the things that are challenging in your day based on how you develop your own focus and then coming up with a strategy specifically for that.
Avoid the rabbit holes that can kind of lead to us not being our best selves and not feeling great...
Avoid the rabbit holes that can kind of lead to us not being our best selves and not feeling great…

“One of the best ways to keep negativity at bay is to have physical activity. It’s a physiological thing in our bodies and it is just something that we can actually harness… Pick a time in your day to get outside and to actually gesture your heart rate up to experience nature if you can, if that just means working out inside your home, do that.”

Christina Koch
I don't even remember a time when I didn't want to be an astronaut. I've always been into things like exploring and science on the frontiers.
I don’t even remember a time when I didn’t want to be an astronaut. I’ve always been into things like exploring and science on the frontiers.
While you're in space, you grow in height! Without the constant force of gravity on your spine, it stretches out, and you're actually taller when you land.
While you’re in space, you grow in height! Without the constant force of gravity on your spine, it stretches out, and you’re actually taller when you land.
They are all my Astro brothers and sisters, and we always have each other's backs.
They are all my Astro brothers and sisters, and we always have each other’s backs.
We are like family, which is important because we may one day be crew members in space, where that trust and confidence is so important.
We are like family, which is important because we may one day be crew members in space, where that trust and confidence is so important.
To do things that are as complicated and challenging as spaceflight, you have to have all disciplines represented to get the job done.
To do things that are as complicated and challenging as spaceflight, you have to have all disciplines represented to get the job done.
To see the Earth below you when we could take a break… to appreciate the environment around us was very special.
To see the Earth below you when we could take a break… to appreciate the environment around us was very special.

“There are a lot of people who derive motivation from inspiring stories from people who look like them, and I think that it’s an important aspect of the story to tell.”

Christina Koch

“I have truly been inspired by the struggle and triumphs of so many women that dare to break new ground in all aspects of society, and those who have pushed the boundaries of human imagination.”

Christina Koch

Christina Koch Short Biography

Born 29 January 1979, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States, Christina Hammock Koch is an American astronaut and engineer.

Koch graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Physics and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, in 2001 and 2002 respectively, from North Carolina State University.

Before joining NASA, Koch served as Station Chief of the American Samoa Observatory for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Koch started her NASA training in 2013 and completed her training in July of 2015. 

Her first space flight would break records as the longest single spaceflight performed by a woman. Koch was launched into space on March 14, 2019, she was the flight engineer for Expedition 59, 60 and 61

She had spent 328-days in space, and on October 18, 2019, executed the very first all-female spacewalk. She returned to earth in February of 2020.

Koch was a recipient of the NASA Group Achievement Award in 2012. As of July 2020, She is still a NASA astronaut.  

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