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Pardon me!

On Febuary the 7th, Bruce McCandless and Robert Stewart performed the first untethered space walk operating the MMU (Manned Maneuvering Unit) from the space shuttle. The operation was a build up to a mission to carry out a satellite repair and retrieval at a later date.