Russia has chosen four people to act as a non-professional crew and the actors in the pre-made project movie The Russian space agency Roskosmos announced today, to be lodged in space.
Some of them are already scheduled to fly to the International Space Station on the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft for 5 October, which, according to Roscosmos and NASA, orbits the Earth at an altitude of about 354 km is.
“Among other things, they must undergo centrifuge tests, vibration tests, undergo introductory and training flights on an aircraft that simulates zero gravity, and will also undergo training for parachute jumps,” Roskosmos said.
The agency said the film uses the currently working title “Challenge”, and will begin training for space flight at the end of four months.
After medical examinations and a casting process, Russia chose 36-year-old actress Yulia Peresield and 37-year-old actor and director Klym Shipenko as part of the main crew.
33-year-old actress Elena Mordovina and 40-year-old camera director Alexei Dudin were nominated for the reserve squad.
In October 2020, Russia sent the last crew to the International Space Station, carrying an American member with them and resuming its own launch capability in an initiative to reduce shipping costs, long on the United States Marked the end of the dependency. to space.