Leonid Popov

Leonid Popov

  • 8/31/1945
  • Ukrainian - Retired
  • Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
  • Wiki

Popov was born in Oleksandriia, Kirovohrad Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. He was selected as a cosmonaut on April 27, 1970, and flew as Commander on Soyuz 35, Soyuz 40 and Soyuz T-7, logging 200 days, 14 hours, and 45 minutes in space before his retirement on June 13, 1987.