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Leonid Kizim

Leonid Kizim

  • Status: Deceased
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 08/05/1941
  • Date of Death: 06/14/2010
  • First Flight: 11/27/1980
  • Last Flight: 03/13/1986


Leonid Kizim, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 3 space flights and engaging in 8 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Leonid Denisovich Kizim (Кизим Леонид Денисович) (August 5, 1941 – June 14, 2010) was a Soviet cosmonaut.

He was selected as a cosmonaut on October 23, 1965. Kizim flew as Commander on Soyuz T-3, Soyuz T-10 and Soyuz T-15, and also served as backup commander for Soyuz T-2. All together he spent 374 days 17 hours 56 minutes in space. On Soyuz T-15, he was part of the only crew to visit two space stations on one spaceflight (Mir and Salyut 7).

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