Leonid Kadeniuk, The Austronaut
January 28, 1951 - January 31, 2018
In January, we have the day of birth and the day of the death of the first and only cosmonaut of independent Ukraine - Leonid Kadenyuk.
On January 28, 2021, he would have turned 70, but he will forever be 67. He is a man of cosmic consciousness. You can see it yourself. The film crew of Atasov Film Travel had a happy opportunity to interview him. The materials will soon be available on our website.
Leonid Kadenyuk is the Ukrainian test pilot of the first class, Major General of Aviation, cosmonaut, member of parliament of Ukraine of the 4th convocation, President of the Aerospace Agency of Ukraine, Hero of Ukraine, People's Ambassador of Ukraine, Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine and Head of the State Space Agency, Honorary Doctor of Chernivtsi National University named after Yu. Fedkovych.
From November 19 to December 5, 1997, he made a space flight on the American shuttle Columbia mission STS-87. During the mission, he performed biological experiments to study the effect of weightlessness on plant physiology. The data obtained are of great importance for future missions, including the creation of colonies on the Moon and Mars.
Leonid Kadenyuk is the author of five scientific works and the popular science book "Mission - Space".
Screening on TV channel "Culture"
Soon on "Культура" (Culture) TV channel:
Watch Bovsuny Grannies - the winner of ECG Film Festival (London, 2020)
Jan. 7/2021 - 13:15
Jan 8/2021 - 19:50
Jan 9?2021 - 19:50
Enjoy the film and Merry Christmas!