There is already innumerable cinema about life on space, but none of them are real claimed in space – well, so far. Russia just sent its veteran astronaut Anton Shkaplerov, actor Yulia Peresild, and filmmaker Klim Shipenko to the International Space Station to make an original feature film. This whole with a title challenge and it was the world’s first film to be filmed in orbit.
Following the departure of Soyuz MS-19 from Baikonur, Kazakhstan early this morning, all three people arrived safely at the International Space Station about three hours later, reports The New York Times. The three confirmed that they were feeling okay and that the spacecraft systems were operating normally, despite a brief glimpse of Shkaplerov’s automated port system, which had been on three space missions before today, manually resolved.
Now that they have arrived safely, Peresild and Klimenko will begin the filming parts. challenge. The plot revolves around a surgeon, played by Peresild, who rushes into the station space to rescue a crew member who has been hit by debris and needs an urgent mid-orbit operation. After 12 days in space outpost, they will return to Earth with another Russian cosmonaut.
Klim Shipenko has directed several feature films and local blockbusters in Russia, including the 2017 film Salyut-7 about a difficult 1985 space mission. He needs to quickly make plans for challenge, in part because of the difficult, four-month preparation for flying the spacecraft itself. “Of course, we can’t do a lot of things on the first try, and sometimes even on the third try, but it’s normal,” he said. “We’ve been waiting for that for a long time, and right now we feel like a dream.”
Shkaplerov and two other Russian cosmonauts currently aboard the station Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov, will also star in challenge. After shooting the necessary footage in space, Shipenko will complete the Earth movie where he will film any additional scenes as needed and edit the final product. State control of Channel One television in Russia was also involved in the making of the film.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that challenge The mission is expected to showcase Russian space expertise as well as their admiration for the arts. “We pioneered in space and remained confident in the position,” Peskov said before the launch. “Such missions that help publicize our achievements and explore space in general are good for the country.”
The only thing that hurt all of this was that Tom Cruise Technically in second place when it comes to modern space racing. Last year, he revealed he was working with NASA and Elon Musk program SpaceX to star in a $ 200 million dollar film partly shot on the International Space Station. He was set to become the first actor to film a part of Hollywood’s narrative in space, but plans were postponed to 2022 due to Covid-19 pandemic and numerous delays in Mission: Impossible 7. And thus, in that gap, Russia has taken the lead in the unofficial space space: cinema editions. Sorry, America.