Ghana flag stays in space after return of former female Legon student (video, photos)

Ghana flag stays in space after return of former female Legon student (video, photos)

- American Astronaut Christina Hammock Koch has returned home after spending 328 days in space

- She broke multiple records for women in space and became the first-ever to conduct an all-female spacewalk

- Ghana’s flag was captured from her crew cabin in outer space

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Christina Hammock Koch, an American astronaut has returned home after spending 328 days in space and made history with multiple records for women in space.

She finished the longest single spaceflight by any woman and conducted the first-ever all-female spacewalk with fellow astronaut Jessica Meir.

In a post on Twitter in December 2019, Koch shared her experience and time spent in Ghana 20 years ago and thanks to her, Ghana’s flag was captured from her crew cabin in outer space.

Christina Hammock Koch studied at the University of Ghana-Legon and became attached to the country ever since she left the country.

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She said in a tweet that 20 years ago, she studied at Legon, comparing her experience on campus at the time to spaceflight while noting that it was a life-changing and a perspective-deepening experience.

''Seeing the beauty of Ghana from space reminds me of the amazing people I met there and how in exploring the world, we learn about ourselves,'' Koch added in the tweep.

Her tweet garnered over 1,000 retweets and tons of comments as at the time the story was being published.

Ghana flag stays in space after return of American female astronaut (video, photos)

Photo credit: Christina Hammock Koch
Source: Twitter

In other stories, YEN.com.gh reported that in an outpouring of emotions owing to the joys of motherhood, Ghanaian actress Nana McBrown, recounted how she safely gave birth to her first daughter Maxin Mawusi in 2019.

The on-screen TV personality narrated how she received extra attention and care from doctors and nurses at the hospital she delivered her beautiful princess.

Nana Ama McBrown sat for an interview with Stacy Amoateng on her ‘Restoration show’ and shared the story about how she safely delivered her baby, Maxin Mawusi Mensah last year.

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