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Record-setting astronaut Christina Koch to read children's books on Instagram

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FILE - In this Thursday, March 14, 2019 file photo, U.S. astronaut Christina Koch, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), speaks with her relatives through a safety glass prior the launch of Soyuz MS-12 space ship at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool)

WASHINGTON (SBG) – Looking for more ways to entertain the kids while you're both stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Starting weekdays at 4 p.m. ET, astronaut Christina Koch will read a children's book on Instagram live so everyone can enjoy NASA at home.

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You can follow Koch on Instagram here. She recently returned from 328 days in space aboard the ISS, the longest single spaceflight completed by a woman.

The Associated Press reports the U.S. record for longest space flight is 340 days, set by Scott Kelly in 2015-2016. The world record is 15 months, done in the 1990s by a Russian cosmonaut aboard the former Mir space station.


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