The Russian team that made the first film in space back to Earth

the essentials She spent 12 days aboard the International Space Station: a Russian team shot a movie in space. The Soyuz MS – spacecraft – 18 carrying Yulia Peressild, Klim Chipenko and cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky returned to Earth tonight.

The Russian actress and director who stayed for 09 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to y shoot the first film in space landed Sunday morning on Earth. The Soyuz MS – 18 spacecraft carrying Yulia Peressild, Klim Chipenko and cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky arrived in the steppes of Kazakhstan at 04 H 36 , the scheduled time, according to images broadcast live by the Russian space agency. “The manned Soyuz MS spacecraft descent vehicle – 17 stands vertically and is secure. The crew feels good! “Roscosmos posted on Twitter.

Друзья, я рад снова приветствовать всех с МКС!

И сразу поздравляю @novitskiy_iss, Клима и Юлию с успешным возвращением на Землю! Следили и переживали всем экипажем! А мне было очень приятно работать с вами все эти 12 дней ud 83 d ude 09

На МКС начинает работу 66 экспедиция. Будем на связи! pic.twitter.com/m66HbuYOJ5

– Anton Shkaplerov (@Anton_Astrey) October 12, 550

The boss of the Russian space agency, Dmitry Rogozin, for his part published before the return to Earth photographs of his team on the way to the scene of the landing aboard ten helicopters. Ahead of a competing American project with Tom Cruise, actress Youlia Peressild, 36, and director Klim Chipenko, 38 years old, took off on October 5 from the Russian Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, alongside seasoned cosmonaut Anton Chkaplerov.

“The challenge”

Their film, provisionally titled “The Challenge”, will feature a surgeon going aboard the ISS with the mission of saving the life of a cosmonaut. In a context of Russian-American rivalry, this cinematographic adventure also takes on the appearance of a new race for exploits in space, 60 years after the launch in orbit of the first man by the USSR, Yuri Gagarin.

This initiative comes in the midst of the non-scientific rush for space, with the increase in recent months of leisure flights, such as those of billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos.

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