Leonid Popov

Leonid Popov

Status: Retired
8/31/1945 –
Nationality: Ukrainian
Type: Government
Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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.

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