Evgeny Mironov came to the secret facility

Евгений Миронов попал на секретный объект
The actor toured the rocket-space Corporation.

Евгений Миронов попал на секретный объект

Yevgeny Mironov

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Евгений Миронов попал на секретный объект

Alexei Leonov

Photo: Yury Feklistov

On the eve of the 52nd anniversary of the first man in the open
space Mironov called for in the city of Korolev “Energia”, aerospace
Corporation, one of the leading rocket-space industry in the USSR and
Russia.

On a tour of the Corporation, the actor, who played in the movie “Time
the first” the main role of the cosmonaut Alexey Leonov, left ecstatic. Mironov
with interest considered landers, spaceships and other devices.

“Why did you bring me here brought? — said the artist.
It’s all very impressive!” However, on the question of whether he would fly in
space, Mironov replied in the negative. “Definitely not! — believes the actor said. —
me and after the shoot the impression that I was in space”.

Indeed, during the filming of Eugene had to deal with some of the loads experienced by a real astronaut. In order to
to withstand them and to be in perfect physical form, he, along with Constantine
Khabensky also performed in the film the main role, every day practicing in the gym.

At the end of the tour, actors and journalists, NPO “Energy” the filmmakers
“First time” showed a twenty-minute excerpt from his paintings. In the scenario laid the circumstances of the flight space
ship “Voskhod-2”, which only in the official timeline ended with exit Leonov in open space and safe return of the ship to the Ground.

“Already on 8-Oh to minute I felt that phalanges of the fingers
out of gloves, and the feet freely dangling in the boots, began
the deformation of the suit,” — says cosmonaut, who made a major
consultant on the project. To return to the ship, Leonov had not
bent gloves to pull the five-meter tether, but, having done so, he is not
would be able to enter the gateway in the swollen suit. Then, contrary to all instructions and
risk to life, astronaut to bleed the pressure in the suit. This episode was only
the beginning of the misfortunes that have befallen Leonov and his partner Paul
Belyaeva in that day, and long remained classified.

Yevgeny Mironov

Photo: Yury Feklistov