Leonid Kadeniuk

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Birthday
28, 1951
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Jan 31, 2018 (67)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
28, 1951
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Jan 31, 2018 (67)

About

Soviet Air Force and Ukrainian Air Force pilot and astronaut. He was a member of the crew of NASA's 1997 Space Shuttle Columbia international mission (STS-87).

Before Fame

He rose to the rank of Major General in the Ukrainian Air Force.

Trivia

He was chosen over scientist Yaroslav Pustovyi to participate in the debut Ukrainian space flight.

Family Life

He had two sons with his wife Vera.

Associated With

He and Kevin Kregel were both crew members on the STS-87 mission.