Russia's Cosmonauts

Russia's Cosmonauts

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There is no competition since this is the first book in the English language on cosmonaut selection and training Offers a unique and original discussion on how Russia prepares its cosmonauts for spaceflight. Contains original interviews and photographs with first-hand information obtained by the authors on visits to Star City Provides an insight to the role of cosmonauts in the global space programme of the future. Reviews the training both of Russian cosmonauts in other countries and of foreign cosmonauts in Star CityCrew training focuses on four areas: ATV Core Block (5 hours), rendezvous and docking, undocking and departure (31 hours), ... Three training dry runs at EAC were completed between July 2003 and April 2004, involving Russian, American and ESA ... as User level, but with frequent nominal and maintenance task training, off-nominal task (quick response) training and ... User and Operator training, plus infrequent nominal and maintenance tasks, increment specific tasks and repairs.

Title:Russia's Cosmonauts
Author:Rex D. Hall, Shayler David, Bert Vis
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-05


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