July 18, 1984 – Svetlana Savitskaya is first woman to perform EVA

https://i2.wp.com/media.npr.org/news/specials/shuttle2005/svetlana200.jpgJuly 18, 1984: Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to perform an Extravehicular Activity, or spacewalk, during the Russian Soyuz T-12 mission.

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~ by tellinghistory on July 18, 2009.

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