First all-female spacewalk held on International Space Station

Take a look at the new NASA spacesuits designed for the spacewalk and future space missions.
2:45 | 10/18/19

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for First all-female spacewalk held on International Space Station
You're really one of the great stories of the day in a heart I'm tightening I don't thing down. You enter it's really exciting to watch the first ever in history doing and saying cursory today nice a first ever. All he now stays locked there's that NASA footage to female astronaut is awesome to watch and breaking that galactic glass ceiling. Yeah I'm almost to remember that the Apollo program so I'm never and the notion that that that you see this to women. Do the space walk. Doing the work of astronauts high above the earth it it it would have been revolutionary to to be asked not to at that time and I think in this country that times and this is. This is is one of those things that shows how much progress has been made lot more to go but it does make a real difference in the president. And hopefully inspires a future generation of senile astronaut. The president with his great political instincts wants to get in on this and he made a phone call to the astronauts up there. I think we have then. Got an art so so they got a call from the president and what we have to show you is. They're there are new space suits actually the president trying to boost demand. Now war meant. Space program therefore that destination Mars that they've destination moon destination TBD. But NASA is now rolling out the newer. Space suits take a look at at what. The next generation of astronauts will be wearing out up there. We're going to mark at all and in order to go to Mars we have to use the mood of the proving ground. We need to learn how to live and work on the surface of another world for long periods of time. And in order to do that friends we need space suits the art in this generation. Is now revealing. It's space suit for our generate. Yeah. Remember the Apollo generation. Your member Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. They bunny hop on the surface of the moon a one hour actually going to be able to lock on the surface of the noon. Intel is very noble I have really good average person's ability I think my shoulders very easily hasn't really good lowers risk abilities I can block. And thank you client. We're about to go through local certification testing picture that its unity. Working correctly through sexual mission so. Excited to this milestone excited were we have come. Remember that's. We as the artist generation are building spacesuits that will fit all of our astronauts we want every person. Who dreams of going into space to be able to say to themselves. Yes they have that opportunity. Those are the new space it's a great story is so cool to go to Mars onward and upward.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"2:45","description":"Take a look at the new NASA spacesuits designed for the spacewalk and future space missions.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/WNT","id":"66379996","title":"First all-female spacewalk held on International Space Station","url":"/WNT/video/female-spacewalk-held-international-space-station-66379996"}