First Shuttle spacewalk

First Shuttle spacewalk

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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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