Pavel Belyayev

Pavel Belyayev

  • 6/26/1925 - 1/10/1970
  • Russian - Deceased
  • Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
  • Wiki

Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev (Russian: Павел Иванович Беляев; 26 June 1925 – 10 January 1970), was a Soviet fighter pilot with extensive experience in piloting different types of aircraft. He was the first commander of the cosmonaut corps and the cosmonaut who commanded the historic Voskhod 2 mission which saw the first man walk in space in 1965.