For the first time in the history of cinematography, Russia has sent its team that will shoot a movie into space from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan using the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft.
The specially trained team was stationed at the Yuriy Gagarin Center to prepare the astronauts for the filming of “Vyzov” (The Test).
It is a joint venture of the Russian Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), Perviy Kanal, and a production company. The MS-19 spacecraft at the Baikonur Cosmodrome after completing its preparations.
The spacecraft was launched with Klim Shipenko, actress Yulia Peresild, and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov.
Who will be sitting in the director’s chair for the film, which will be shot in space at 11.55 CET.
As part of the filming of the film, which will feature the “first feature-length drama film shot in space” in the history of cinematography, will take place on the International Space Station (ISS), and the team will stay on the International Space Station for 12 days.
The film crew is scheduled to return to Earth on October 17 aboard the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft, led by cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky.