Leonid Kizim is a cosmonaut who was born on August 5, 1941, in the Ukraine.
Kizim became a cosmonaut in 1967. He has spent over 376 days in space on three
spaceflights. He has totalled 31 hours of spacewalks.
Kizim made his first spaceflight in 1980 aboard Soyuz T-3. During this mission,
Kizim made repairs to the Salyut 6 space station. In 1984, he stayed aboard the
Salyut 7 space station for eight months. The crew performed experiments in
medicine, astronomy, and space manufacturing.
Kizim made his third spaceflight in 1986. He activated the new Mir space
station during this mission.
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