View Full Version : Want to be an Astronaut? Learn How to Speak Russian

2013-Apr-08, 06:10 PM
A fire breaks out on the International Space Station while the orbiting complex is over Russian mission control. How, as an English-speaking astronaut, would you keep up with instructions? The answer is years of Russian training. In between time in simulators, jet airplanes and underwater, neophyte astronauts spend hours learning to read Cyrillic*characters and pronounce [...]

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