A program from the cycle of programs "Russian Cosmos" for the Galaxy TV channel.
Elena Serova is a guest of the program, at the time of the release of the program, the only woman in the squad of Russian cosmonauts.
In the entire history of Soviet and Russian cosmonautics, only 18 women were preparing for the flight, and only 3 of them have been in space.
The interdepartmental Commission has included Russian cosmonaut Elena Serova in the crew of the ship that will go to the International Space Station in the second half of 2014. During the conversation, Elena Olegovna recalls her work at RSC Energia, shares her experience of participating in various studies, discusses the qualities necessary for a person to work in the field of cosmonautics.
Serova E.O. - pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Russian Federation, public and political figure. Tereshkova V.V. is the world's first female cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, retired Major General, public and political figure. Savitskaya S.E. - pilot-cosmonaut, aviation major, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Kondakova E.V. - pilot-cosmonaut, the third female cosmonaut in the history of the USSR, Hero of the Russian Federation. Viktorenko A.S. - test pilot, cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union. Krasnov A.B. - engineer-physicist, Academician of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics, Head of the Manned Programs Department of the Federal Space Agency. P.A. Whitson is an American biochemist, NASA astronaut, the first female commander of the ISS. Zaletin S.V. - pilot-cosmonaut, test cosmonaut, Hero of the Russian Federation. Malenchenko Yu.I. -- cosmonaut pilot, test pilot, Hero of the Russian Federation, People's Hero of Kazakhstan.