Apollo 15 astronaut Alfred Worden performing humanity’s first deep space EVA, August 5, 1971

Apollo 15 astronaut Alfred Worden performing humanity's first deep space EVA, August 5, 1971

Alfred Worden performing humanity’s first deep-space EVA during Apollo 15’s homeward journey.

United States made a forth moon landing with Apollo 15 mission. On the return trip to Earth, Alfred Worden, command module pilot of Apollo 15, performed a spacewalk in deep space, the first of its kind, on August 5, 1971. During this 38-minute deep-space spacewalk, Worden floated to the rear of the spacecraft to collect film canisters and exterior cameras and examine the overall condition of the service module.

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