Cheburashka came into the open space

Чебурашка вышел в открытый космос July 7 from launch complex site Baikonur launched the first manned spacecraft of a new modification of Soyuz MS. On Board was a 50-year-old brown, who joined in the journey to the cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, NASА astronaut Kathleen Rubins and JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi.

    The hero of the beloved Soviet cartoon about the friendship between a crocodile and an unknown animal shape – 50-year-old donkey, have found a new hobby. Honored pensioner, who has long been gathering dust on the shelves of “Soyuzmultfilm”, took their place… in space! The launch of “Baikonur” was held at five o’clock in the morning of the 7th of July.

    “I immediately dubbed Cabonauts. Despite its age, but I successfully passed the Commission and preflight training. Three weeks will be spent in the company of our world famous cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, astronaut NASА Kathleen Rubins and JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi, and then return to his home Studio. Dad Eduard Uspensky fully supports me in my “space” ideas.

    The mission wasn’t worried at all. Why worry? I may not be a lot clumsy, but “cheburechnaja the existing conditions of extreme problems maticna. Float in the air heh illuminate from one RA to another and watch our tiny planet of infinite space – a pleasure! Who knows, maybe when I get back, will submit to the policy… In overall, something to think on during the mission!

    I loved the weightlessness and the food in the tubes. On the ISS I with new colleagues looked the best of Ausmelt film” – “Hedgehog in the fog”, “Maugli”, and then even went into space! I supported the astronauts, and gave him into the hands of the pennant native movie studios.

    The assumption says that ahead of me a great career and a bright future. He thinks that in five years will be able to become a Deputy of the state Duma. Until then I’ll make a report online about his adventures, that is, to online all-TRANS Lazio with the ISS. So stay tuned for my adventure on the website of Roskosmos.

    Video published by Russian Federal space Agency/Roscosmos (@roscosmosofficial) Jul 6 2016 at 8:21 PDT