Russia has announced that it will send an actress and a director to the International Space Station later this year. The two will work together to make the first real movie shot in space.
Moscow is looking for ways to strengthen its space program. With this movie, the Russian Space Agency Roskosmos seems to want to outperform the United States.NASA confirmed last year that it has sought cooperation Filming with actor Tom Cruise (Tom Cruise) On the International Space Station.
The Russian State Council selected the candidate for the title of the film challenge. The actress selected is Yulia Peresild, 36, who has appeared in dozens of Russian films and TV series. The director is Klim Sjipenko (37 years old). He made a film about the rescue of the Russian space station in the 1980s. Channel One also participated in the film project.
The two will receive astronaut training from next month. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft is scheduled for October 5.
Roscomos also announced that the 45-year-old Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa (Yusaku Maezawa) may fly to the International Space Station in December. Maesawa also wants to orbit the moon in an “interstellar spacecraft” being developed by the space company SpaceX.
Maesawa said: “I am curious about the feeling of living in space, so I want to find out.” He wants to share his experience on the YouTube channel. The production assistant will also accompany you.
So far, eight space tourists have gone to the International Space Station at their own expense. Maesawa was the first person from Japan. I don’t know how much he paid. In the past, space tourists bought a place on the Soyuz for US$20 to 35 million.