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Leonid Denisovich Kizim
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1941
Donetsk
Donets'ka, Ukraine
Death: Jun. 14, 2010
Moscow
Moscow Federal City, Russian Federation

Leonid Denisovich Kizim (Кизим Леонид Денисович) was a Soviet Cosmonaut.
Kizim graduated from Higher Air Force School in 1975; and served as a test pilot in the Soviet Air Force. He flew as Commander on Soyuz T-3 (1980), Soyuz T-10 (1984), and Soyuz T-15 (1986). All together, he spent 374 days 17 hours 56 minutes in space, debarking from Soyuz T-10 and staying aboard the Salyut 7 Space Station, then returning on Soyuz T-11. On Soyuz T-15, he was part of the only crew to visit two space stations on one spaceflight, both Mir and Salyut 7. Kizim spent nearly 32 total hours in EVA's, or Spacewalks.
He later served as Deputy Director, Satellite Control Center of the Russian Ministry of Defense, after retiring from the space program in 1987. Afterwards, he was Director of the Military Engineering Academy of Aeronautics and Astronautics in St. Petersburg.
He was awarded the titles of Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR, Order of Honor, Order of Friendship, and the Order of Lenin, Twice Hero of the Soviet Union, and Three Orders of Lenin.
He was married with two children.
 
 
Burial:
Novodevichy Cemetery
Moscow
Moscow Federal City, Russian Federation
 
Created by: Chuck X-Gen
Record added: Mar 13, 2013
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Leonid Denisovich Kizim
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Leonid Denisovich Kizim
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