Subsequent week marks 60 years since Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin grew to become the primary human in house, and RT’s going all out to mark the event, by internet hosting a livestream with three cosmonauts. </p><div><p>However right now, simply a number of days earlier than the anniversary of Gagarin’s journey is widely known on April 12, RT’s visitor cosmonauts can be answering questions from the viewers about their travels and day-to-day life on the ISS.
Andrey Borisenko was a part of two lengthy period missions to the Worldwide Area Station. Sergey Ryazansky has two missions and 4 house walks below his belt. And Anna Kikina is Russia’s solely lively feminine cosmonaut and is predicted to fly to the ISS subsequent 12 months.
She was additionally among the many newest function fashions chosen for Mattel’s ‘You Can Be Whoever You Need’ marketing campaign, and has a Barbie doll modeled on her.
The Q&A session may even be joined by retired astronaut Chris Hadfield, the primary Canadian to stroll in house. Hadfield took half in a number of house missions, together with two flights of the now-defunct US Area Shuttle program.
Questions already submitted embrace how the cosmonauts cope with isolation, how they maintain slot in zero gravity, and the way they wash their garments.
The LIVESTREAM can be out there on RT’s social media channels at 7:30 PM BST, 8:30 CEST, 2:30 PM EDT on April 9.
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