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National Geographic Magazine Exploring Space
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True Space Travel

Floating dreamlike 100 miles (160 kilometers) above the Earth, Edward H. White II becomes the first American to perform a space walk, on June 3, 1965. Maneuvering with a handheld gas gun, White traveled 6,000 miles (9,700 kilometers) from Hawaii to Bermuda in 21 minutes.

Photograph by James A. McDivitt, NASA
From Exploring Space: The Universe in Pictures, 2004

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