Geek Fact for April 7th


In 1983, the first spacewalk of the Shuttle program occurred as part of the STS-6 mission.

The spacewalk was performed by Mission Specialists Donald H. Peterson and F. Story Musgrave and lasted about 4 hours and 17 minutes.

Learn more at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-6.html

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