Welcome to an exhibit from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first two ventures outside a spacecraft.

There are several ways to navigate. You can choose to just scroll down the page and click into sections that strike your fancy, or you can use the navigation strip at the top of the page with the categories: Floating, Walking, Working, and Imagining.

Floating is devoted to the first spacewalks in history. Learn more about Aleksei Leonov’s and Edward White’s experiences outside their spacecrafts.

Walking is devoted to documenting the challenges and achievements of those who have walked in space. Learn more about their experiences, the gear they used, and how they were filmed.

Working is devoted to different spacecrafts and astronauts.

Imagining is devoted to artwork created out of inspiration of astronauts trip to space and extra-vehicular activities. You’ll find a gallery of this art awaiting you in this section. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the images.

This is an incredible look at the first two ventures man has made outside of a spacecraft. I hope you’ll check it out today!

https://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/outside-the-spacecraft/online/index.cfm

~Amanda