Alexei Leonov

Alexei Leonov was born in Siberia in 1934. He was among the first group of cosmonauts selected in 1960 and flew two space missions: first as pilot of Voskhod 2 in 1965 and then in 1975 as commander of Soyuz 19 during the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. He is currently vice president of Russia's Alpha Bank.
 
 


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Two Sides of the Moon

David Scott and Alexei Leonov; Foreword by Neil Armstrong, Introduction by Tom Hanks
Thomas Dunne Books

Growing up on either side of the Iron Curtain, David Scott and Alexei Leonov experienced very different childhoods but shared the same dream to fly....


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Two Sides of the Moon

David Scott and Alexei Leonov; Foreword by Neil Armstrong, Introduction by Tom Hanks
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

“An extraordinary book.” ---Arthur C. Clarke Space was one of the most fiercely fought battlegrounds of the Cold War, the Moon its ultimate beachhead. ...


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