Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles so pleased to be back on Earth after nearly a year on the international space station, she's glad to be home, sliding off the Soyuz space capsule that brought her back. She's getting used to the earth's gravity after being in space so long. 50 p. M. Central time. Her stay is just 12 days short of the all time US record set by Scott Kelly in 2016. Valentina Tereshkova, the first female cosmonaut in 1963 early on in the Soviet Union space program. But you didn't get a second mission five years ago at an event to unveil her space capture of the Science Museum in London. She told me that it was because of sexism by her superiors. At the bullet is way have been preparing for a female flight. But it was. Cora loves decision not to risk women's lives because or one of the women in the Space corps already had a family. When you said Leslie good Ready Wade decision, we were talking about it, and indeed, we were writing to the Central Party committed disagreeing with that decision. Even now, 90% of all those who've been in space have bean men, men and women are just as capable of being an astronaut's. All astronauts should be chosen for their mission based on the skills and qualities that they have, and gender isn't one of them. Late last year, Kristina Cooke was involved in another piece of history as she took part in the first all female spacewalk in more than half a century of space travel, NASA plans to send astronauts back to the moon within the next four years. Kristina Cooke is among the favorites to be the first woman to set foot on the moon, sliding off the Soyuz space capsule that brought her back. She's getting used to the earth's gravity after being in space So long. Valentina Tereshkova, the first female cosmonaut in 1963. But you didn't get a second mission. She took part in the first all female spacewalk in more than half a century of space travel. Oh, hi. Thanks very much for watching our program. We hope you enjoyed it. I'm sure you did. Don't forget to subscribe so you can keep up to date with a wide variety of English language learning programs. We've got something for everyone and that's it. We'll see you next time. I'm gonna eat my bagel.