Cosmonaut laid to rest

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - WORLD NEWS -

Alexei Leonov, the first per­son to walk in space, has been laid to rest at a me­mo­rial ceme­tery out­side the Russian cap­i­tal of Moscow.

The leg­endary cosmonaut died on Fri­day aged 85.

Mr Leonov staked his place in his­tory on March 18 1965, when he ex­ited his space cap­sule to spend 12 min­utes in outer space.

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