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There have been a lot of spacewalks in LEO and there have been moonwalks too. Voskhod, Gemini, Soyuz, Apollo, Skylab, Mir, Space Shuttle and ISS.

But what about EVAs above LEO and below the orbit of the Moon? What was the biggest distance to Earth when performing a zero gravity EVA?

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There have been four non-LEO EVAs performed by the Apollo astronauts. Wikipedia has a nice list.

  • Apollo 15 - one in lunar orbit (visual identification of landing sites), one on the return flight (collect film from exterior of spacecraft).
  • Apollo 16 - on the return flight to collect film and experiments from exterior of spacecraft
  • Apollo 17 - on the return flight to collect film and experiments from exterior of spacecraft
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    $\begingroup$ For Apollo 16, a distance for the EVA is given: 310,000 km. But no information about Apollo 15 and 16. $\endgroup$ – Uwe Sep 25 '18 at 15:26
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    $\begingroup$ The first Apollo 15 EVA was in lunar orbit. I'd have to research the trans-lunar ones. $\endgroup$ – Carlos N Sep 25 '18 at 15:31

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