Fit for space – Soyuz training
In the first episode of our ‘Fit for space’ training series, ESA astronauts Samantha Cristoforetti and Luca Parmitano share how crewmembers prepare for their journey to the International Space Station in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft.
Training for the critical moments of Soyuz spaceflight – launch, ascent, docking and landing – take place at Roscosmos’ Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (GCTC) in Star City, Russia. Here, astronauts use sophisticated Soyuz simulators to practice procedures and respond to emergency situations.
The Soyuz simulators at GCTC are designed to act and be operated in exactly the same way as the spacecraft itself. Astronauts must demonstrate their proficiency in manually controlling the Soyuz to prepare for the unlikely event that automated and ground-based operations fail.
They also prepare for emergency events that could occur onboard the International Space Station itself.
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Incredible video, looking forward for the future !
Un saludo para nuestros astronautas y un saludo para quienes estan en tierra responsables de ellos. Bendiciones. Yo quisiera estar alla arriba con ustedes!!!!
Love your work from all where it doesn't matter from which country you are but it mattere that you work in space for humans (humanity)
I really want to be an astronaut 😍
Союза уже нет, а Союз жив до сих пор. Всех нас когда то не будет, важно лишь то, что мы оставим после себя.
Thanks for sharing it with us😊
this is real rocket science🚀✨👌