“The management and staff of the state corporation express their deepest condolences to the relatives and friends of Alexei Arkhipovich,” RIA Novosti was told in Roskosmos.

Aleksei Leonov, the first man in history who made spacewalk, died in the 86th year of his life.

It is assumed that the farewell ceremony and the funeral will be held on October 15 at the memorial cemetery in Mytishchi.