In Krasnoyarsk starts the project for the training of future cosmonauts

В Красноярске запускают проект по подготовке будущих космонавтов

In Krasnoyarsk region are launching a project to train future astronauts “Space Odyssey”, the press service of the regional Ministry of industry, energy and trade.

According to the Agency, the program includes classes on the theory of space flight, construction and management of the ship, the history of space exploration. Classes will be held at the NPP “Radiosvyaz”, JSC “Information satellite systems” named after academician M. F. Reshetnev” JSC “Krasmash”. Also planned lessons in physical training, parachute jumping, flight training. The final test will be training for endurance and survival in the Siberian taiga.

Now in the “space squad” 30 young professionals “Krasmash”, JSC “Information satellite systems”, CDB “Geophysics”, NPP “Radiosvyaz”, 18 students of SibSAU. The six best will be sent to Star city, where they will make a virtual flight simulator of the Soyuz spacecraft.

“In Krasnoyarsk region starts the project of training of future astronauts … the Minister of industry, energy and trade of the Krasnoyarsk region Anatoly Tsykalov held a meeting on realization of scientific-educational project “Space Odyssey”, organized by the Krasnoyarsk branch of the Union of machine builders of Russia under the auspices of the state Corporation “Roscosmos”, — stated in the message.

In the regional Ministry of industry, energy and trade stressed that the project could be inspiring for other young people to help in self-determination, to promote interest in the development of space and aerospace sphere. In addition, the project is a chance to grow first in the Krasnoyarsk region of the astronaut who will make a real flight.