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12/11/1966 The first space selfie

The first known space selfie was taken by Buzz Aldrin during the Gemini 12 mission. The extra-vehicular activity equipment used by astronauts during spacewalks contains a specially designed camera for photography in outer space. The main purpose of the EVA camera is to take pictures of the subjects related to the missions.

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