Smithsonian Air & Space Museum opening exhibit to celebrate 50th year of first spacewalk

January 9, 2015 11:42 AM

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Smithsonian Air & Space Museum opening exhibit to celebrate 50th year of first spacewalk

In honor of 50th anniversary of first spacewalk by Soviet astronaut Aleski Leonov and American astronaut Ed White, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is organizing a new exhibit, 'Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity'.

The six-month exhibit opening Thursday, January 8, will showcase art, photography, artifacts and personal accounts that relate the story of extravehicular activity (EVA).

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