In this June 2019 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Christina Koch poses for a portrait inside of the vestibule between a SpaceX Dragon cargo craft and the Harmony module of the International Space Station. Still fresh from space, NASA's new record-setting astronaut says that aside from sore muscles and feelings of off-balance, she's readjusting well to gravity after nearly 11 months in space. Koch met with reporters on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, six days after returning from the International Space Station. Her 328-day mission was the longest ever by a woman.
Photo: NASA via AP
Photo: NASA via AP

Must see: Astronaut Christina Koch reunited with pup after 11-month space trip

It’s always great to get back home and be greeted by the ones you love, no matter if it is a short trip down the street or an 11-month journey in space.

One furry member of astronaut Christina Koch’s family was all wags and licks when she walked in the door.

Koch told KPRC that the first thing she did when she got home from her mission on the International Space Station was to go see her dog Little Brown Dog, or as Koch calls the pup, LBD.

The reunion was recorded and is everything you’d expect it to be - LBD couldn’t contain herself.

Koch spent 328 days in space, the longest single spaceflight by a woman, CNN reported.

In addition to getting back with LBD, she had a few of her favorite foods and took a trip with her family to a beach, she shared during a press conference this week.

Koch has to get used to being back on terra firma; she is getting her balance back and getting used to walking, instead of floating. She hasn’t had motion sickness like other astronauts who have spent a long time in space. She’s also had a few aches and pains as she readjusts to gravity, CNN reported.

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