Picture of the Day: The Last Spacewalk From Endeavor

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Astronaut Michael Finke completed a seven-hour spacewalk from the Space Shuttle Endeavor, the last of the STS-134 mission and one of the last spacewalks of the Shuttle era.

And a bonus for you picture of the day fans, here are two firsts from the history of spacewalk. First, we see Ed White, the first American to walk in space, during the Gemini 4 mission:

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And now we see the first untethered spacewalk, which was completed by Bruce McCandless II in February 1984 from the Challenger shuttle.

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Images: NASA

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