October 11, 2019
Categories: Alexey Leonov, History

State Corporation “Roskosmos” regretfully reports, that on the 86th year of life, cosmonaut № 11, the first man in the world to go into open space, Twice Hero of the Soviet Union Alexey Leonov, died.

One of the first cosmonauts of the world space era, forever devoted to his country and his work, he inscribed himself in golden letters in the world history of cosmonautics.

The RussianSpaceNews.com team express deep condolences to the relatives and friends of Alexey Leonov.

Farewell ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 11.00 (Moscow time) at the Mytishchi military memorial cemetery.

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