People attend a mourning ceremony and a funeral for Alexei Leonov, the first man to conduct a space walk in 1965, in Mytishchi, outside Moscow, Russia October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina MOSCOW
Pioneering cosmonaut Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov died on Friday in Moscow aged 85. With his passing, the world has lost another direct connection to the Cold War space race of the 1960s and 70s. Leonov widely
When the first human left the relative safety of a spaceship to walk in space, his father thought he looked like a juvenile delinquent. “Everyone else can complete their mission properly, inside the spacecraft.
This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this obituary misstated how much time Mr. Leonov and his fellow cosmonauts spent inside their spacecraft while to
Euronews space correspondent and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano has sent the latest installment of Space Chronicles, a series in which he documents his experiences on the International
(CNN) — Sinuous smoke soars above the Earth's atmosphere while a bright star - actually a Russian Soyuz rocket - stands against the dark night sky, encircled by a ring. This is the jaw-dropping picture