The 41-year-old also couldn't wait to be reunited with her rescue puppy, LBD, which stands for Little Brown Dog. "Not sure who was more excited", she wrote. Glad she remembers me after a year!'
Koch landed in Kazakhstan on February 6 with European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano and Russian cosmonaut Alexader Skvortskov.
"My main message to anyone who has a dream is to follow your passions", she said.
Koch, an electrical engineer, was part of the first-ever all-woman spacewalk along with fellow USA astronaut Jessica Weir in 2019.
Koch returned to Earth on the Soyuz crew ship, which touched down in the desert in Kazakhstan.
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Temperatures then will fall sharply Thursday evening into the overnight, with lows in the 20s to around 30 by Friday morning. Sunday will start sunny but turn cloudy by afternoon with a chance of showers, as highs reach the middle to upper 40s.
Koch touched down last week with colleagues Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency and Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency.
Koch set a record for a woman's longest space flight and she participated in the first exclusively female spacewalk in October 2019.
Just before her return to Earth, Koch told reporters: "Oh, how I miss the wind on my face, the feeling of raindrops, sand on my feet and the sound of the surf crashing on the Galveston beach".
Currently, three astronauts remain at the space station, including Jessica Meir who took part in the record-breaking all-female spacewalk with Koch a year ago.
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