Melissa Hipolit covers admission to the Science Museum of Virginia to celebrate women in space

RICHMOND, Va. -- To celebrate the first all-female spacewalk last week, CBS 6 reporter Melissa Hipolit surprised a few lucky families with tickets to the Science Museum of Virginia.

For CBS 6 Gives, Hipolit offered to cover admission costs to the museum. "We wanted to offer to pay for your admission to offer the first all-female spacewalk," Hipolit told the families.

Kids of all ages were treated to a day at the museum, exploring and honoring the women who walked in space.

CBS 6 Gives honors folks who do so much for the community with the hope others will be inspired to pay it forward. You can watch previous CBS 6 Gives segments here.

Previous copy indicated it was an all-female moonwalk, when it was - in fact - a spacewalk. We regret the error.

Watch CBS 6 Gives Mondays on CBS 6 News at 11 p.m.

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