Sergei Minaev with seven colleagues are ready to conquer the moon.
Representatives of Roscosmos told about the conducted results of the competitive selection conducted in 2017-2018. The inhabitant of Irkutsk has passed the selection of astronauts became Sergey Minaev, which is currently serving in a military unit in Primorsky region No. 78018 commander of the aircraft. Mikael with another 7 astronauts will be trained in the cosmonaut training center. Yuri Gagarin in the framework of the manned space program. Contenders can become the first Russian astronauts who visit the moon.
It is reported that contenders will also be trained on the new space ship “Federation”. In addition to irkucchino, training will begin such newly elected cosmonauts: Konstantin Borisov, Alexander Gorbunov, Alexey Zubritsky, Kirill Peskov, Oleg Platonov, Eugene Prokopiev, Alexander Grebenkin. In the case that applicants will be able to pass the test, they are enrolled in the Federal space Agency.
All applicants completed a full rigid medical examination. The squad does not recruit people who do not have higher education, in particular, technical or engineering. Also a very important age: profession of the astronaut demands that the person who occupied this position, was under the age of 35 years.
Evaluated and mental skills of participants. Preference is always given to those who have the skills to study chemotechnique. Representatives of the Russian space Agency believe that for such people – the future of our state.