Astronaut Jessica Meir made headlines with her crewmate Christina Koch when they performed the first all-women spacewalk aboard the International Space Station. Meir spent more than seven months in space. Vanity Fair’s Laura Regensdorf interviewed Meir after her return to Earth seeking her perspective on how coronavirus quarantine protocols resemble the isolation of space and what it was like for Meir to land in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Laura Regensdorf is Beauty Director at Vanity Fair.
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