Alexei Leonov is dead

Alexei Leonov, the first man to leave his spacecraft to perform a EVA (space walk, or Extra Vehicular Activity) during the Voskhod 2 mission, died on October 11.

Ad Astra per Aspera.

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Respect and Salute!

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Heck of an accomplishment for either space program considering the level of technical knowledge at the time. Wasn’t it a couple of years after his before the USA had its first space walk?

Wheels

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Just a couple of months.
I can really recommend the movie Spacewalker.

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