History, Space, Space History, Technology and Society Leonov October 11, 2019 Rand Simberg 4 Comments A giant of human spaceflight history has left us. Bob Zimmerman remembers him. So does Gwynne Shotwell. Only at SpaceX – 1st person to walk in space Alexey Leonov shows off lightsaber skills to SpaceX Pres. Gwynne Shotwell pic.twitter.com/6o1cHXaj— SpaceX (@SpaceX) October 3, 2012 [Sunday-morning update] More thoughts from Bob Zubrin.