Loss of Crew

+ Crew Injury

  System Issue

Operational Issue

Early Termination

0

#

0

%

12

3

14

3

52

14

38

9

409 total spacewalks through 6/15/2018.

80 (20%) experienced significant incidents and/or close calls.

 

All hours represent EVA hours, not crew member hours.

United States

Russia

China

Significant Incidents & Close Calls in Human Spaceflight: EVA Operations

1960s

25 hours = 24 U.S. + 1 Russia

18 EVAs = 16 U.S. + 2 Russia

1970s

121 hours = 116 U.S. + 5 Russia

32 EVAs = 29 U.S. + 3 Russia

1980s

145 hours = 69 U.S. + 77 Russia

33 EVAs = 13 U.S. + 20 Russia

1990s

557 hours = 231 U.S. + 326 Russia

107 EVAs = 35 U.S. + 71 Russia

2000s

900 hours = 755 U.S. + 144 Russia + 1 China

144 EVAs = 113 U.S. + 30 Russia

2010s

470 hours = 334 U.S. + 136 Russia

75 EVAs = 53 U.S. + 22 Russia

 

------Yastreb (Soyuz)

 

 

Orlan (Soyuz, Salyut, Mir, ISS)

------Berkut (Voskhod)

 

 

------Feitian (Shenshou)

 

CHINA

 

A7, A7LB (Apollo, LEM)

 

EMU (Space Shuttle)

 

ISS EMU (International Space Station)

 

------G4C (Gemini)

 

 

------A7LB (Skylab)

 

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