Russian astronauts on the ISS began to work seven days a week

Russian astronauts on the ISS began to work seven days a week

Russian cosmonauts on the International space station (ISS) began to work on the weekends, they also reduced the hours of adaptation to microgravity and on the completion of cases before returning to Earth, reports the newspaper “Izvestia”.

According to the publication, this measure had to resort of “Roscosmos” on the reduction of the number of Russians in the international crew from three to two people. The Corporation said that the days of support and the astronauts themselves.

“The astronauts themselves are willing to work in their free time,” — said the press service of the Roscosmos.

The interlocutor of the edition explained that the schedule of experiments and maintenance of the station is made in such a way that the load on the crew of the Russian segment does not threaten their health and were distributed evenly.

Daily eight hours the astronauts have to spend on sleep, the same amount of work, and eight hours for personal time. Sometimes the inhabitants of ISS are sacrificing personal time for work.

Academician of the Russian Academy of cosmonautics named after Tsiolkovsky Alexander Zheleznyakov told reporters that the processing of the astronauts — a necessary measure associated with the reduction of the Russian crew.

But this one wouldn’t go, if processing really threatened the health of astronauts.