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Cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy said that Russian women rarely go into space because of created for men of work requirements. He stated this in an interview with the journalist Sofiko Shevardnadze, published by the service “Yandex.Ether”.
Shevardnadze asked why we flew into space four Russians and 50 Americans. Ryazan explained that no one is going to fit a rocket launch or a spacewalk is under phase of the menstrual cycle. However, the astronaut immediately commented on numerous flights women from US, saying that the cycle does not hinder the work. He said a more stable hormone levels in men, and also higher resistance to psychological and vestibular overload than women.
Ryazan also explained why in the cosmonaut detachment of women applying 200 times less than men. He believes that “the girls are focused on family and stability”, and boys in search of adventure and heroic deeds. However, the astronaut is waiting for the flight to orbit Anna Kikini — the only woman in the Russian cosmonaut corps. He also said that it is not necessary to create a separate unit for women, as it is their more humiliating.
Video, photo All from Russia.