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Aleksei Leonov

Aleksei Leonov (Getty/Space Frontiers)
Aleksei Leonov (Getty/Space Frontiers)

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October 13, 2019 "Sorry to hear of the passing of another hero from the generation of heroes that inspired my younger generation to attempt great things and made us believe that truly anything that could be dreamed could be done." - Terry Willis (Saint Albans, WV)
October 13, 2019 "May God bless the family with peace in your hearts and long lasting comfort to support your grief and the loss in your lives." - BRY (CA)
October 13, 2019 "Growing up during the space race was the best. I never considered the Soviet cosmonauts the "enemy" and always wished them well. Mr Leonov was a favorite. Godspeed, sir." - Mary Dean (Fairborn, OH)
October 13, 2019 "Destined to become a world hero as the first man to walk in space because that is what God wanted you to be! We're so very proud of your outstanding accomplishment, Mr. Leonov. Prayers and condolences to all the family and friends. May you rest in peace."
October 12, 2019 "Explorers like Neil Armstrong and Aleksei Leonov exist beyond nationality, though both were rightfully proud to represent their respective homelands. May Mr. Leonov rest in peace. His legacy will live on in history for a long time to come." - Daniel Bennett (Saco, ME)
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Obituary for Aleksei Leonov
Aleksei Leonov was the first person to walk in space. The Russian cosmonaut was outside his capsule for 12 minutes on March 18, 1965. We invite...
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