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Leonid Popov

Leonid Popov

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 08/31/1945
  • First Flight: 04/09/1980
  • Last Flight: 08/19/1982


Leonid Popov, a Ukrainian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 3 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

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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