Date: 3 months ago   Category: Space

Roskosmos will begin to make more often selection in group of astronauts - RIA Novosti, 8/27/2018


Astronaut Sergey Krikalev. Archival photo
MOSCOW, 27 Aug — RIA Novosti. New selection in the Russian group of astronauts will begin in the nearest future, is decided to make selections more often, but to take less candidates, the executive director of Roskosmos, the astronaut has told journalists on Monday, the Hero of Russia Sergey Krikalev.© RIA Novosti / Artur Lebedev Rogozin hopes to Pass into an image bank that the group of astronauts will be filled up soon by girls" He (selection) has to be announced in the nearest future. In the first of September all-space preparation (the candidates selected during the previous selection) will begin, after that we will announce new. During selection we have understood that for maintenance of constant number of people in group that we with guarantee had prepared people, it is better to take small parties, but more often" — he has told. Thus, during new set less people can be selected, than during recently ended when the group was filled up by eight people. About it Krikalev who was 60 years old today, has told after opening of an exhibition of photoworks "803 days in Earth orbit" in Strastnoy Boulevard in Moscow. Photos as authorships of the astronaut — views of Earth from space, and Krikalev's portraits are presented at an exhibition during the different expeditions into an orbit. The exhibition is organized by the Moscow Department of Culture and the Moscow museum of astronautics. Krikalev has reported that he, as before, likes to photograph and has even taken on phone the picture of the boulevard before the action. "I very much had liked a foreshortening: today the end of summer, but it is full of some greens. I photograph all that is pleasant to me, all what wants to share with friends" — the astronaut admitted.

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