Russia Sent A Film Crew To The International Space Station To Shoot A Commercial Movie

     A Russian actress and a Russian director arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday. They are starting a twelve-day mission to make the first commercial movie in orbit. The Russia crew is set to beat a Hollywood project announced last year by Tom Cruise, NASA and SpaceX. Actress Ylia Peresild, 37, and film director Shipenko, 38, took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Russians Blame U.S. Female Astronaut For Leak In The International Space Station in 2018 - Part 1 of 2 Parts.

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     My last posts were about problems that the Russians are having at the International Space Station (ISS). One of the problems that I talked about involved the finding of a small hole in August of 2018 that appeared to have been drilled in the wall of a Russian module on the ISS

Russians Having Problems In Space - Part 4 of 4 Parts

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     In a surprise move in May of 2020, NASA announced that it planned to send actor Tom Cruise and Director Doug Liman to the ISS to shoot a movie. Jim Bridenstine was the NASA administrator when the plan was announced. He said, “We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists.”

Russians Having Problems In Space - Part 3 of 4 Parts

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International Space Station

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     One year later, Roscosmos completed its investigation of the hole in the hull of the Soyuz capsule. However, the Russians refused to say publicly what they had discovered. Rogozin at Roscosmos told a science conference that “We know exactly what happened, but we will not tell you anything.”