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Source: Russia Federal Space

# Roscosmos # Media # TASS # ISS-69 # Manned Cosmonautics 06/12/2021 10:40 PM ISS-69 crew will begin preparing for a specific mission six months before the flight

Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko, Nikolai Chub and Andrei Fedyaev, who are preparing for a flight as part of the ISS-69 expedition, while they are undergoing general training and have not yet embarked on a specific flight program, cosmonaut Kononenko told reporters. to be done in orbit, at least six months, maximum – in a year. While we are undergoing general training on general experiments, which last a year or two. We haven’t started a specific program yet, ”Kononenko said before undergoing training on survival on the water. According to the cosmonaut, training on survival on the water takes place for a week, this time it will end on Friday. Prior to this, the crew trained to survive in the desert and in winter conditions. “Abnormal descents, emergency descents, descents associated with an accident at the station are possible. The landing point by the Earth is calculated based on the fact that we will land on the ground. But this is not always possible. There is a possibility that we could land on the water. In order to feel psychologically confident, to understand that we can cope, such trainings are carried out, “Kononenko explained, stressing that the training cycle is constantly being refined, but generally remains unchanged. Earlier, Kononenko, Chub and Fedyaev were approved for training as part of the crew. expedition ISS-69. They could go into orbit in 2023.

Source: TASS June 10, 2021, 15:39

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