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07/04/1983 First Shuttle spacewalk


STS-6 First Shuttle EVA, April 1983


Space Shuttle Flight 6 STS 6 Post Flight Presentation

American astronauts Story Musgrave and Donald H. Peterson conducted first extravehicular activity from the board of a space shuttle. The shuttle in question was Challenger. Musgrave and Peterson used brand new spacesuits designed especially for the shuttle missions. Their spacewalk lasted 4 hours and 17 minutes.
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    • Essentials 

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    • Mission background 

    • Mission summary 

    • Wake-up calls