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Steps in the Abyss: A History of Spacewalking (Infographic)

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Spacewalking was forever immortalized in Neil Armstrong’s giant leap from the Apollo Lunar Module to the surface of the moon. But Armstrong was neither the first nor last to spacewalk—in fact, over 200 humans have left their spacecrafts since cosmonaut Alexei Leonov first ventured into the vacuum in 1965. Read on below to learn more about the when, why, and how of stepping into the abyss.

Steps in the Abyss: A History of Spacewalking

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