The 41-year-old also couldn't wait to be reunited with her rescue puppy, LBD, which stands for Little Brown Dog.
Koch posted the adorable video of their reunion on her Facebook page with the caption "Not sure who was more excited. Glad she remembers me after a year", Koch tweeted.
After spending a record-breaking 328 days in space, the longest single spaceflight by a woman, NASA astronaut Christina Koch officially returned to Earth on February 6. Once the door opened Sadie Lou couldn't stop jumping up and down, wagging her tail and licking Koch's face.
"After 328 days in space, the first six days back on Earth were full of just as much wonder and excitement", Koch said in a press conference Thursday.
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Astronaut Scott Kelly, who holds NASA's record for spending 340 days in space - the longest single space flight ever - reportedly still had sore feet and burning skin three months after ending his mission in 2016. We see another aspect of how the human body is affected by microgravity for the long term.
Luckily for Koch, her journey back to Earth didn't include any major health concerns so far. She's also taken a trip to the beach with her family and friends. Koch spent 328 days in outer space, the longest spaceflight in history by a woman.
For now, Koch seems to be enjoying her time back on Spaceship Earth.
While in space, Koch recounted her fond memories at the University of Ghana, saying it was a positive, life-changing, perspective-deepening experience.