Ivanka Trump has been vocal about her support for women-focused initiatives. In fact, it was part of the reason that the first daughter gave up her life in New York to join father President Trump in the White House as one of his advisors. With this in mind, it is fitting that the Penn graduate was on hand to celebrate the first all women’s spacewalk, as well as later attending a discussion on female empowerment in the developing world.


As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the spacewalk had previously been planned for this past spring, but was postponed because there were not enough women-sized suits for the event.


Though suit-size sounds like a simple fix, it is not. It costs millions of dollars to build a spacesuit, in addition to the time and labor required. Moreover, it is necessary for the suit to fit well as any gaps will be filled with air — not good in a low-gravity environment.

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