Top Ten US EVA Missions of All Time: No. 4—'The Flights of Buck and Flash'

This iconic image, captured by astronaut Robert “Hoot” Gibson, shows Bruce McCandless participating in humanity’s first untethered EVA, aboard the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU). Photo Credit: NASA

When the crew of Mission 41B—the 10th shuttle flight and the fourth voyage by orbiter Challenger—released their official patch in the fall of 1983, it included […]

Retro Space Images: Happy Birthday, Bruce!

Astronaut Bruce Mcandless trains for STS-14B. Photo Credit: NASA / Retro Space Images

Happy Birthday Wishes to Astronaut Bruce McCandless — Photo of astronaut Bruce McCandless in February 1984 during the STS-41B space shuttle mission.

 

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