Alexey Leonov

Alexey Leonov

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth 1934-05-30

Deceased 2019-10-11

Status Deceased

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov (Russian: Алексе́й Архи́пович Лео́нов, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksʲej ɐˈrxʲipəvʲɪtɕ lʲɪˈonəf]; born 30 May 1934) is a retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut, Air Force Major general, writer and artist. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extravehicular activity (EVA), exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk.

Alexey Leonov's Launches

Soyuz-U | Soyuz 19

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Soviet Space Program
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Voskhod | Voskhod 2

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