The astronaut gave advice on quarantine mode

Mode forced isolation due to quarantine measures because of a pandemic coronavirus, it is necessary to use for communication with family and their own development. This point of view was expressed by Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov.

"For the world has come a time of testing, and we, Kazakhstanis, all share this difficult time," he said on Sunday on air of TV channel "swag 24".

Aimbetov noticed that his friends and colleagues are aboard the International space station (ISS) from six months to a year in complete isolation.

"They neither walk out nor on the balcony to get some fresh air. And looking at the Earth from space and seeing how she is vulnerable and beautiful, even more start to appreciate our earth and bright life" – he added.

According to him, this is a temporary deviation from the usual hustle-called quarantine, giving people the opportunity to have another look at your life.

"Let’s rejoice in the successes of our children, attend to family, self-development", – he said.

Aimbetov made his space flight from 2 to 12 September 2015. In orbit, it went as a flight engineer of transport manned spacecraft "Soyuz TMA-18M" and returned to Earth on the ship "Soyuz TMA-16M". The flight duration was 9 days 20 hours 13 minutes 51 seconds.

To it from the Kazakhs flew into space two: Tokhtar Aubakirov in October 1991 as a cosmonaut-researcher on "Soyuz TM-13" three times and Talgat Musabayev in 1994 as a flight engineer on the station "Peace" in 1998 and 2001 as commander of the ship on "Peace" and the ISS.

April 12 is cosmonautics Day. On this day in 1961, booster "East" orbiting with the ship "Vostok-1", on Board of which was Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The ship has performed one revolution around the Earth in 108-minute flight was completed, the landing took place in the Saratov region.