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  1. #1
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    Sep 2003
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    Alexei Leonov passes

    NBC news

    Alexei Leonov, who became the first human to walk in space in 1965, died on Friday at the age of 85 after a long illness, Russia's TASS news agency reported.

    Though less well known internationally than Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, Leonov was a household name in his native Russia and will be remembered in particular for his role in the 1965 Voskhod-2 mission.
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  2. #2
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    Jun 2015
    I just saw this, old man time has caught another of the pioneers of the 60'-70's. RIP Alexei

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    Aug 2003
    He, also, was on the Apollo Soyuz mission.

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