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Who is Alexey Leonov?
Alexey Leonov: Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov is a retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut and Air Force Major General. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extra-vehicular activity, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk.
- also known as Alexi Leonov, Alexei Leonov
- born on (81 years ago) in Listvyanka, Irkutsky District, Irkutsk Oblast
- nationality: Russia
- profession: Fighter pilot, astronaut
- Marriage with Svetlana Pavlovna Dozenko
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- written works: "The sun's wind", "I Walk in Space"
- filmography: "Apollo 13: To the Edge and Back"
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