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18/03/1965 First spacewalk

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How the First Spacewalk Nearly Ended in Disaster - Alexei Leonov Voskhod 2

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The First Man to Walk in Space Almost Got Stuck Out There

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Rare color footage of first spacewalk, Alexey Leonov, March 18, 1965

Soviet cosmonaut Alexey Leonov became the first human to leave the spacecraft in a specialized spacesuit. The extravehicular activity took 12 minutes. It did not go well. His spacesuit ballooned. He was angered by heatstroke. His body temperature increased by 1.8 °C. Leonov said he was up to his knees in sweat.
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