Category: spacewalk

Astronaut Tim Kopra walks in space, December 21, 2015.

(NASA)

Hello from space!!

John Berkey art for Digital Equipment Corporation, 1980s.

1973 NASA concept art by Paul Fjeld pictures astronaut Pete Conrad working outside the Skylab space station.

Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart walks in space, March 6, 1969.

(NASA/ASU)

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Astronaut Rusty Schweickart on a spacewalk during the Apollo 9 earth-orbital mission, March 6, 1969. (Stellar Views)

Self-portrait by cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, first human to walk in space.

CHRISTMAS IN SPACE: Earth and the International Space Station reflected in the visor of spacewalker Rick Mastracchio, December 24, 2013. (NASA)

WORKING ON CHRISTMAS: While the beautiful Earth looms in the background, astronaut Steven Smith stands on the mobile foot restraint at the end of the remote manipulator system as he makes repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope, December 24-25, 1999. (NASA)

The “Buddy System” for life support. 1970 diagram from NASA.