Valery Kubasov

 

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: Soviet civilian cosmonaut who had pioneered international cooperation in space when he joined with fellow cosmonaut Lt. Col. Aleksei A. Leonov in the lineup with a three-man American Apollo spaceship about 140 miles above the earth in July 1975 amid the tensions of the Cold War.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: January 7, 1935

 

Died: February 19, 2014

 

Location: Moscow, Russia