An illustration of two astronauts in space.
WENJIA TANG

The Unique Friendship Between Astronauts

“Spaceflight makes you try to be a little bit more understanding, a little bit nicer, and try to see other points of view. Because all of humanity is right down there and you’re looking at it.”

Wenjia Tang

Onboarding a New Friend

“Everyone in the office was like, ‘Are you the new Courtney? She was amazing.’ And I was like, ‘Oh my God, I have such big shoes to fill.’”