Alexey Leonov


Birthday May 30, 1934

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Russia

DEATH DATE Oct 11, 2019 (85)

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Soviet member of the first cosmonaut group who was part of the missions Voskhod 2 and Soyuz 19/ASTP.

Before Fame

In 1960, Alexey was selected as one of twenty Soviet Air Force pilots selected to be part of the cosmonaut program.


He was a cosmonaut and the first human to embark on a space walk.

Family Life

He married Svetlana Pavlovna Dozenko.

Associated With

He wrote a book with astronaut Neil Armstrong.