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Loss of Crew

+ Crew Injury

  System Issue

Operational Issue

Early Termination

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#

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%

12

3

14

4

52

13

36

9

391 total spacewalks through 7/27/2016.

110 (28%) experienced significant incidents and/or close calls.

 

All hours represent EVA hours, not crew member hours.

Significant Incidents & Close Calls in Human Spaceflight: EVA Operations

United

States

Russia

China

121 Hours = 116 U.S. +  5 Russia
32 EVAs = 29 U.S. + 3 Russia

1970s:

557 Hours = 231 U.S. +  326 Russia
107 EVAs = 35 U.S. + 71 Russia

1990s:

355 Hours = 234 U.S. +  121 Russia
57 EVAs = 37 U.S. + 20 Russia

2010s:

25 Hours = 24 U.S. +  1 Russia
18 EVAs = 16 U.S. + 2 Russia

1960s:

145 Hours = 69 U.S. +  77 Russia
33 EVAs = 13 U.S. + 20 Russia

1980s:

900 Hrs = 755 U.S. +  144 Russia + 1 China
144 EVAs = 113 U.S. + 30 Russia

2000s:

 

------Yastreb (Soyuz)

 

------Berkut (Voskhod)

 

 

Orlan (Soyuz, Salyut, Mir, ISS)

 

------Feitian (Shenshou)

 

 

A7, A7LB (Apollo, LEM)

 

EMU (Space Shuttle)

 

ISS EMU (International Space Station)

 

------G4C (Gemini)

 

 

------A7LB (Skylab)

 

CHINA

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Site Last Updated:  3/29/2017

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7/16/2013