Zoé Pallier 7:59 p.m., October 17, 2021

The Russian duo who left to shoot the first film in space returned to Earth this Sunday after spending twelve days in the international space station.

They got ahead of Tom Cruise and his American team who also plan to shoot in space in partnership with NASA and SpaceX.

It was a first in the history of world cinema: a film has been shot in space in recent days.

A Russian actress and director spent twelve days aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and finally returned this Sunday morning aboard a Soyuz spacecraft.

Everything went well, even though the duo returned a bit groggy from their trip to the stars.

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On the images of Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, we see the director, Klim Chipenko, coming out of the capsule, pale complexion, haggard eyes, dazzled, of course, by the sun of the steppes of Kazakhstan where their capsule sits. is asked. "I am very happy that we landed and that everything went well. The landing was rather soft. I feel good," he said with a smile on his face. He was then examined by a team of doctors, just like actress Youlia Peressild. “Today, I'm in a bit of a sad mood. We were told that 12 days in space was going to be quite long. But when it ends, we kind of want to go back. is something unique, ”she said.

Yulia Peressild and Klim Chipenko took off on October 5 from the Russian Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, alongside veteran cosmonaut Anton Chkaplerov.

Their film, provisionally titled

The Challenge

, will feature a surgeon going aboard the ISS with the mission of saving the life of a cosmonaut.

Their return to Earth was documented by a film crew and will feature in the film.

Roscosmos revealed his ambition to shoot a film in space last year, after the announcement of a filming project aboard the ISS with Tom Cruise, the star of the

Mission Impossible

saga

, in partnership with the Nasa and Elon Musk's SpaceX Company.

This time the Russians were faster than the Americans.

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