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Alexei Leonov, first human to walk in space, dies at 85

Reuters Friday, 11 October 2019
Alexei Leonov, who became the first human to walk in space in 1965, died on Friday at the age of 85 after a long illness, Russia's TASS news agency reported.
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Alexei Leonov has died at the age of 85.

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