In 2015, an annual expedition to the ISS by Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly is planned.
The main task of the experiment is to test the organism with the expectation of expeditions to other planets.
Our cosmonautics has a lot of experience in such missions.
The first were Vladimir Titov and Musa Manarov, in December 1988 they returned to Earth from an annual business trip to the Mir station.
And the unsurpassed record holder for permanent stay in orbit remains cosmonaut and doctor Valery Polyakov, for scientific purposes he worked in orbit for 438 days.
Interview: cosmonauts Vladimir Titov, Alexander Volkov, Fyodor Yurchikhin, Boris Morukov, Valery Polyakov, Sergey Krikalev, Mikhail Kornienko.
Manarov M.H. - Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, public and political figure. Titov V.G. - Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union. Volkov A.A. - pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union. Kornienko M.B. - pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Russian Federation. Kelly S.D. is an American test pilot, NASA astronaut. Kelly M.E. is an American politician, test pilot, NASA astronaut. Yurchikhin F.N. -- pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Russian Federation. Nikolaev A.G. - Soviet cosmonaut, Major General of Aviation, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, Candidate of Technical Sciences, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Sevastyanov V.I. - pilot-cosmonaut of the USSR, Candidate of Technical Sciences, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Morukov B.V. - Doctor of Medical Sciences, cosmonaut-researcher, Deputy Director for Scientific Work of the IMBP RAS. Polyakov V.V. - Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, pilot-cosmonaut, researcher, Hero of the Soviet Union, Hero of the Russian Federation. Krikalev S.K. is an aviation athlete, cosmonaut, development engineer, candidate of Psychological Sciences, academician of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics named after K.E.Tsiolkovsky.