For five years, the percentage who considers Russia’s space leader of the nationals has almost doubled
Moscow. April 12. INTERFAX.RU Almost two thirds of Russians (61%) believe the Russian leader in space exploration, and in 2013, this opinion was shared by only 35% of respondents reported “Interfax” in the “Levada-Center”.
One in seven believes that a “space leader” are the USA (13% vs. 31% in 2013). Another 4% believe that China (previously 9%), and 1% — the European Union (previously — 6%).
Difficult to answer 21% of respondents, 23-27 March among 1,600 people in 136 towns and cities in Russia.
Meanwhile, according to the survey, only a third of Russians know about the launch of the carrier rocket Falcon Heavy space: 2% watched the live stream, and 12% saw it on the news, of 25% heard something about it.
The greatest awareness about this event to show the residents of Moscow and respondents with higher education, sociologists note.
On 6 February, the company SpaceX Exploration Technologies Elon musk successfully launched from Cape Canaveral (FL) new rocket Falcon Heavy. Launch preparations went on for seven years. In the cargo hold of the Falcon Heavy was a personal car Mask — red Tesla Roadster.
On the eve was published the results of the poll, dedicated to cosmonautics Day (April 12). Of them indicated that Russia’s leadership in space exploration recognizes the vast majority of the population — 84%.