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Alexey Leonov

Alexey Leonov

  • Status: Deceased
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 05/30/1934
  • Date of Death: 10/11/2019
  • First Flight: 03/18/1965
  • Last Flight: 07/15/1975


Alexey Leonov, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 2 space flights and engaging in 1 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov (Russian: Алексе́й Архи́пович Лео́нов, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksʲej ɐˈrxʲipəvʲɪtɕ lʲɪˈonəf]; born 30 May 1934) is a retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut, Air Force Major general, writer and artist. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extravehicular activity (EVA), exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk.

1 comment
  1. Ken & Judy says:

    A Russian legend.

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