The first man in space: a historical event 54

Первый выход человека в космос: историческому событию 54 года

Alexei Leonov, the first man to enter the open space

Man first visited the open space is Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov.

Today is exactly 54 years since man first went into space. Is the pioneer Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, who made his historic journey on March 18, 1965 from the spacecraft “Voskhod-2”.

Flight Leonov made together with Pavel Belyaev on March 18-19. Belyaev was the second pilot on a space ship.

The first cosmonaut in space lasted 12 minutes and 9 seconds. Under the conditions of outer space Leonov was 23 minutes and 41 seconds.

Earlier it was reported that NASA announced a possible manned expedition to Mars. She is scheduled for mid 2030-ies.

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