Alexander "Sasha" Kovalev is a Russian cosmonaut aboard The Leonov, who serves as a Communications officer[1] in Arthur C. Clarke’s 2010: Odyssey Two and the 1984 film adaption. He is played by Jan Tríska.

2010 odysseyEdit


Dr. Kovalev performs Engineering and Communications duties on the Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov during the joint Soviet/USA Jupiter Mission. Its mission is to investigate Discovery and the Jovian Monolith by 2010.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 2010 screenplay (Read it).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Arthur C. Clarke’s 2010: Odyssey Two, p. 4 (Read it!)