Russian cosmonaut was denied a new position due to American wife


www.vsyako.netYuri Malenchenko: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti

The security service of the Russian space Agency had not approved the post of first Deputy head of the cosmonaut training Center (TSPK) cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko from American wife. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to sources in the industry.

Three interviewee claimed that the reason for the refusal was the fact that a position involves the admission of confidential information. On the website of the CPC Malenchenko are now listed as the first Deputy chief of the cosmonauts ‘ training, but in fact it is the position of Advisor to the chief.

Malenchenko married Ekaterina Dmitrieva in 2003. The groom was on the ISS, and the bride in the mission control Center in Houston.

Malenchenko in total, spent in orbit 827 days.

8 September on-site research and testing center the missile and space industry (SIC RCP) detained 17 people trying to access a private object. It later transpired that the intrusion has occurred through “a large and very old hole in the fence”, and if you currently have the offenders were only “cameras and cartridges”. After the arrest, they said that wanted to be photographed in front of the enterprise, as there was a rumor that it wants to carry.

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