How many of you remember Ed White? Does that name ring any bells? Well he took a walk that went down in history on this day back in 1965, being the first American astronaut to take a space walk. He was having so much fun he didn't want to quit and return to the capsule. Here is a clipping from a newspaper:
At that time in space history, the astronauts were attached to the space capsule by a gold plated umbilical cord.
Those first years of men in space were exciting, and dangerous, too. In fact, Ed White died in a fire/explosion while training right here on earth. I think I will do all my walking on terra firma, how about you? Now, you all have a great day, you hear?