Pavel Belyayev

Pavel Belyayev

Status: Deceased
6/26/1925 – 1/10/1970
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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.

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