The Russian who could have been first to Moon

Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov trains for the Apollo-Soyuz mission in April 1975 . (Credit: NASA) Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first person to walk in space, has died at the age of 85 at the Burdenko Military Hospital in Moscow. His death was announced Friday, Oct. 11, by Roscosmos, Russia’s space agency. Born in 1934, Leonov became the eleventh Soviet cosmonaut and achieved major milestones of space exploration. During the Voskhod 2 mission, on March 18, 1965, he exited his capsule for 1

The Russian who could have been first to Moon

Alexei Leonov, who died on Friday, could have been the first human to land on the Moon.

Mon 14 Oct 19 from BBC News

Alexei Leonov, First Person to Walk in Space, Dies at 85

Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov trains for the Apollo-Soyuz mission in April 1975 . (Credit: NASA) Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first person to walk in space, has died at the age of 85 at ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Discover Magazine

Alexei Leonov: First person to walk in space dies aged 85

Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov floated above the Earth for 12 minutes in 1965.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from BBC News

Alexei Leonov, First Human to Walk in Space, Dies at 85

Leonov performed his spacewalk on March 18, 1965, secured by a tether

Fri 11 Oct 19 from TIME

Alexei Leonov, the first human to walk in space, dies aged 85

The scientific world pays tribute to the Russian cosmonaut, who first ventured "into the vacuum of space", secured by a tether, on March 18, 1965. ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from ABC Science

Alexei Leonov death: First person to spacewalk dies aged 85

Alexei Leonov, the first person ever to spacewalk, has died.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from The Independent

First man to conduct spacewalk, Alexei Leonov, has died: assistant

Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died Friday in Moscow aged 85, his assistant said.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

Astronauts Mourn Alexei Leonov, the World's 1st Spacewalker, While On a Spacewalk of Their Own

Alexei Leonov, the world's first spacewalker, died in a Moscow hospital Friday (Oct. 11), but his legacy lives on aboard the International Space Station where the crew performed a spacewalk ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from SPACE.com

Alexei Leonov: Spacewalk Pioneer

Alexei Leonov was the first person to leave the relative safety of his spacecraft and experience the silence of space.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from SPACE.com

How Alexei Leonov Survived the Harrowing First Spacewalk

Alexei Leonov, the first person to walk in space, passed away this week.Read more...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Gizmodo

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