Leonid Popov is a cosmonaut. He was born in the city of Alexandria in the Ukraine. He was born on August 31, 1945.
Popov became a cosmonaut in 1970. He made three trips into space. On his first trip, he spent almost 6 months in space! He lived on the Salyut 6 space station.
He made two other trips into space after that. Each of his other trips was about a week long.
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