Alexey Leonov

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Birthday
30, 1934
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1934 (age 84)
Birthplace
Russia

About

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.

Trivia

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.