Edward H. White, II performs the first spacewalk by an American astronaut on June 3, 1965. Image Credit: NASA / James McDivitt

NASA Celebrates 50 Years Of Spacewalks

Edward Higgins White became the first American to enter the vacuum of space 50 years ago today. On June 3, 1965, astronaut Ed White became the first American astronaut to leave the safety of his spacecraft and enter the void of space when he performed NASA’s first spacewalk. The exercise was conducted as a part […]