Moscow: Russian actress and director ready to shoot in space before ‘Mission Impossible’, Russia is preparing to send an actress and film director into orbit if successful Will be left behind.
Russian actress Yulia Perrysild, 37, and film director Klim Shipenko, 38, will depart from the Bikaner Space Center in the former Soviet country of Kazakhstan. The space team will be led by veteran astronaut Anton Shakespeare.
The crew will spend 12 days on the International Space Station for the film The Challenge.
The story and budget of the film have not been revealed yet. The Russian space agency Russia Cosmos says it is the story of a female surgeon who is sent to the International Space Station to rescue an astronaut.