Image credit: Roscosmos/Inside Outer Space screengrab

Today, Russia’s SIRIUS-23 crew has begun a year-long ground-based isolation experiment.

Mission crew:

Image credit: Roscosmos/Inside Outer Space screengrab

Chebotarev,Yuri (Russia) – crew commander;

Parfenova, Anzhelika (Russia) – flight engineer;

Orlova, Ksenia (Russia, resident of the state of Asgardia) – crew doctor;

Mastitskaya, Olga (Belarus) – researcher;

Shishenina, Ksenia (Russia) – researcher;

Rustam, Zaripov (Russia) – researcher.

Image credit: Roscosmos/Inside Outer Space screengrab

Image credit: Roscosmos/Inside Outer Space screengrab

 

While on Earth, the crew will mimic flight to the Moon, docking with cargo ships, orbit the Moon to find a landing site, land on the lunar surface, and control a rover.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on this simulated space travel mission, go to my Multiverse Media/SpaceRef story – “Project SIRIUS – Russia’s Off-Earth Simulated Space Journey” – at:

https://www.leonarddavid.com/project-sirius-russias-off-earth-simulated-space-journey/

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