Ural cosmonauts Prokopiev and Petelin are preparing to start work on the ISS

Ural cosmonauts Prokopiev and Petelin are preparing to start work on the ISS

Sergei Prokopiev will go out into the open space for the third time
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Test cosmonauts Sergei Prokopiev from Yekaterinburg and Dmitry Petelin from Chelyabinsk will go into outer space on the evening of November 17. They will carry out work on the Rassvet and Nauka modules, the press service of the Roscosmos state corporation reported. For Petelin, this will be the first spacewalk in his life.

“On Thursday, the participants of the 68th long-duration expedition to the International Space Station, cosmonauts Sergei Prokopiev and Dmitry Petelin, will conduct a spacewalk. This will be the 65th Russian exit under the ISS project and the seventh in 2022. For Sergei Prokopiev he will be the third in his space career, for Dmitry Petelin – the first, says the press service of Roscosmos.

The exit gate is scheduled to open at 17:20 Moscow time. The time in space will be 6 hours 40 minutes. Roskosmos plans to show the performance of Prokopiev and Petelin live.

Sergei Prokopyev from Yekaterinburg is a test cosmonaut at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center. Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded him the title of Hero of the Russian Federation and Pilot-Cosmonaut of the Russian Federation. Dmitry Petelin was born in Kazakhstan and graduated from South Ural State University in Chelyabinsk. He worked as a design engineer and in 2012 began training for a space career.

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Test cosmonauts Sergei Prokopiev from Yekaterinburg and Dmitry Petelin from Chelyabinsk will go into outer space on the evening of November 17. They will carry out work on the Rassvet and Nauka modules, the press service of the Roscosmos state corporation reported. For Petelin, this will be the first spacewalk in his life. “On Thursday, the participants of the 68th long-duration expedition to the International Space Station, cosmonauts Sergei Prokopiev and Dmitry Petelin, will conduct a spacewalk. This will be the 65th Russian exit under the ISS project and the seventh in 2022. For Sergei Prokopiev he will be the third in his space career, for Dmitry Petelin – the first, says the press service of Roscosmos. The exit hatch is scheduled to open at 17:20 Moscow time. The time in space will be 6 hours 40 minutes. Roscosmos plans to show the performance of Prokopiev and Petelin live. Sergei Prokopyev from Yekaterinburg is a test cosmonaut at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center. Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded him the title of Hero of the Russian Federation and Pilot-Cosmonaut of the Russian Federation. Dmitry Petelin was born in Kazakhstan and graduated from South Ural State University in Chelyabinsk. He worked as a design engineer and in 2012 began training for a space career.

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