Today (March 19), Western media and public opinion were stirred by the image of astronauts Russia set off to the International Space Station (ISS) on March 18 in a costume with “unusual” colors.
Specifically, three Russian cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev, and Sergey Korsakov wore a yellow suit with some dark blue details and the Russian flag (also with a dark blue stripe) that the New newspaper reported. York Times (USA) commented that the color is unusually brilliant.
Many former NASA astronauts have tweeted about the costumes of Russian cosmonauts, saying that this is an action to “show support for the Russian astronauts”. Ukraine“.
According to Business Insider, the three astronauts themselves did not say anything to imply that the suit contained a political statement.
Responding to a live broadcast by the Russian space agency Roscosmos, cosmonaut Artemyev simply explained:[Lần này] it’s our turn to choose a color. But in reality, we have accumulated a lot of yellow materials so we need to use them. This is why we wear yellow.”
Eric Berger, a reporter specializing in the field of space, said the costumes used will usually be selected and prepared a few months in advance of the mission, but it is possible that the astronauts added later. .
However. Mr. Jonathan McDowell, an astronomer at the Harvard Center for Astrophysics, noted in detail the three Russian cosmonauts mentioned above all graduated from Moscow State Technical University Bauman with yellow and blue icons. positive.
According to the head of Roscosmos, the Soyuz-2 launch complex and the emblem of the Moscow State Technical University Bauman also have a blue-yellow combination.
According to information broadcast by RT (Russia) on Telegram, recently the head of Roscosmos, Mr. Dmitry Rogozin, also responded to the news that “Russian cosmonauts dressed in the colors of the Ukrainian flag” caused a stir in public opinion.
Specifically, Mr. Rogozin pointed out the blue-yellow combination of the Soyuz-2 launch complex and the emblem of the Moscow State Technical University Bauman to affirm that the color choice of the outfit has nothing to do with it. the color of the Ukrainian flag as rumored by the Western media.
According to Business Insider, this group of astronauts will stay at the ISS for 6.5 months with 7 other members who have worked before, including 2 Russian cosmonauts, 4 NASA astronauts and one astronaut. from Germany from the European Space Agency.
at Blogtuan.info – Source: Soha.vn – Read the original article here