The head of “Roskosmos” Dmitry Rogozin told a joke TV presenter Ivan Urgant on lowering the requirements for candidates to cosmonauts. Your opinion Rogozin published on Twitter.
As noted on Twitter, the head of “Roskosmos” if eight years of almost daily news entertainment, “not only jokes and humor will end, but the language nanosilica”. “So we have to laugh about the religious feelings of Orthodox believers, something about astronauts-heroes”, — he commented on the words of the presenter.
February 4, Rogozin said that Roscosmos began negotiations with the cosmonaut training Center regarding the waiver of certain requirements to the astronauts. According to Rogozin, it is necessary to take into account more modern space ships and a larger number of automation that replaces people. “Otherwise, we will still have to select a squad of supermen”, he said then.
CEO added that he had instructed to look for candidates for the astronauts among the workers in the industry — designers, engineers and young professionals.
In response to this message, the leader of the program “Evening Urgant” joked that slight mental disorder or “a conviction under age” shouldn’t hinder the person to realize his dream and go to space. “If the demands do not reduce, “Roskosmos” very long will have to select a squad of supermen” — he quoted Rogozin.
Statement Urgant commented on the Twitter account of the space robot Fedor. “No, Ivan, we are talking only about the reduction of requirements for vision. His friends do not”, — said in a statement on the official website of the robot.
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