Astronauts who stayed in space for nearly a year return to Earth to share pictures of family dogs reuniting

Astronauts who spend months on the International Space Station may miss their families, food on Earth and their dogs, according tomedia CNET. NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth on February 6 after spending 328 days on the International Space Station. Koch posted an adorable video on Twitter of her reunion with her family dog.

Astronauts who stayed in space for nearly a year return to Earth to share pictures of family dogs reuniting

The video shows the anxious dog wagging its tail excitedly and frantically scratching the glass door as Koch arrives. After opening the door, the dog excitedly pounced on Koch, as if to welcome her return. Koch also gives love to interaction. “I’m not sure who’s more excited,” Koch wrote. I’m glad she remembers me a year later! Koch wrote.

Astronauts who stayed in space for nearly a year return to Earth to share pictures of family dogs reuniting

The pup’s name is LBD and stands for “Little Brown Dog.” Koch adopted the dog through the Humanitarian Society.

Koch set the record for the longest single space flight for a woman, and she took part in the first all-female spacewalk in October 2019.