Musabayev called Aimbetova flight into space is significant for Kazakhstan event
The Chairman of the Aerospace Committee of the Ministry on investments and development of Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazkosmos) Talgat Musabayev called Aydin Aimbetova flight into space is significant for the Kazakhstan event, the correspondent TengrinewsTV .
“Today is a significant day for our country! Today is the third representative of our people went into space. We saw this a great start. Wonderful office (the speed booster. – Approx. author) in 526 seconds, as it should be for the full-time mode. Today is also a momentous day for the cosmodrome “Baikonur” – has occurred 500-th start with the “Gagarin pad”, from which I started three times, if you remember. I’m proud of this event, proud that the first was prepared by his representative for this flight. I wish the crew a wonderful journey, success and regular work on Board the space station “Mir” and ship” – said Musabayev.
He also thanked the Federal space Agency Roscosmos “for the excellent preparation in the shortest period of time Kazakh cosmonaut Aydin Aimbetova”. We will remind, on September 2 at 10.38 Astana time from the cosmodrome “Baikonur” launched rocket “Soyuz-FG” with the crew, which included Kazakhstan kosmonavtiki Aimbetov, Russian Sergei Volkov and American astronaut of the European space Agency Andreas Mogensen. At the 526-th second has been the separation of third stage booster. The flight is in normal mode.
Aidyn Aimbetov after the start. A frame from the broadcast of “Roscosmos”
Before the flight the astronauts said goodbye to their families. A few hours before the launch the crew has reported on the flight readiness of the head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov. Before wolves, Aimbetov and Mogensen under the band’s song “Earthlings” came out of “Astronaut” in the Baikonur city and “star” the bus went to the Assembly and testing housing Corporation “Energy” to wear suits. It is planned that Mogensen and Aimbetov will return to Earth September 12.
In space citizen of Kazakhstan will undertake a number of scientific experiments to study the radiation environment in orbit, and on the relationship of crew members before the flight, during and after it. In addition, he plans to conduct experiments to monitor the Earth’s surface and the study of environmental disasters.