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 Pavel I. Belyayev

Pavel I. Belyayev

Birth
Vologda Oblast, Russia
Death 10 Jan 1970 (aged 44)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Plot Section 3
Memorial ID 19217 · View Source
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Cosmonaut. Born in Chelishchevo, Russia, he was a veteran of the Soviet Air Force and became a Cosmonaut in 1960. On March 18, 1965, he made history when as comander of Voskhod 2, his co-pilot Cosmonaut Aleksey Leonov while in orbit, stepped from the vehicle and performed mankind's first "walk in space". Belyayev died in 1970, of a stomach ulcer and is regarded as a National hero. A crater on the moon and an asteroid are named after him.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19217
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pavel I. Belyayev (26 Jun 1925–10 Jan 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19217, citing Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .