Points to Remember:
- Alexei Leonov, the legendary Soviet cosmonaut who became the first human to walk in space 54 years ago, has died in Moscow at 85.
- On March 18, 1965, at the age of 30, he made history when he left a spacecraft during the Voskhod 2 mission for a spacewalk that lasted 12 minutes and nine seconds.
- Leonov’s 12-minute spacewalk preceded the first US spacewalk, by Ed White, by less than three months.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Alexei Leonov, who recently passed away, was a famous? cosmonaut
- Name the first human to walk in space 54 years ago, who passed away recently? Alexei Leonov