America's First Spacewalk


NASA Astronaut Ed White

Fast Facts:

  • on June 3, 1965, NASA Astronaut Ed White made America's first space walk
  • his capsule was called Gemini 4
  • spacewalks are called  Extravehicular Activity (EVA)
  • he was attached to the capsule by a 8 metre umbilical cord
  • Commander James McDivitt remained in the capsule