First Spacewalk

On this day in 1965 Russian cosmonaut, Alexei Leonov, performed the first extra-vehicular activity (EVA). This is more commonly known as a spacewalk or moonwalk. Here is a video of the walk:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xjaYSLWYOc

And here is a more recent one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl2x-E0t08E&feature=channel_page

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