The astronaut posted a sweet video on her Twitter of the moment when she was greeted by her dog after returning home. Koch broke the record for the longest continual space flight for a woman during her ISS residency. She landed safely on Kazakhstan on Thursday, Feb. 6. "And yes, she was very excited, I was very excited, I'm not sure who was more excited!".
After staying for nearly a year in the space, Christina Koch conducted several science experiments on the orbiting laboratory.
Koch said these particular protein crystals don't always grow very well on Earth. "I'm glad he remembers me after a year!"More news: Caught on camera: Man being placed under arrest body slams OH officer
This time, when she saw the ocean, she wasn't floating above it 200 miles away in space.
"My main message to anyone who has a dream is to follow your passions", she said.More news: Billie Eilish reveals James Bond theme "No Time To Die" release date
But it's not until Koch's husband opens the door that the reality of her mom's return seems to truly set in for LBD and she reaches a body-flailing, face-licking, happy-barking level of excitement.
"In space, your heart becomes rounder. because there's no gravity to pump against", Prof.
"It's wonderful to stay really busy with all the work we're doing, both the scientific experiments, the maintenance and upgrades to board the space station, the experiments we do on ourselves", Koch told FOX News' Bill Hemmer Wednesday.More news: Education Department Investigating Harvard, Yale over Foreign Funding
"We take daily sensory inputs for granted until they are absent ..."