Any citizen of Russia will be able to join the ranks of astronauts. To do that, you need to meet the requirements of the employer and go through several testing stages. The information is available at the official website of the Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Center.
The agency plans to find people who will ensure the implementation of the Russian Federal Space Program. Only four people will join the Roscosmos team of astronauts.
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Those willing to participate in the competition need to send personal documents and medical assessment report to the astronaut selection commission. The selection process involves several stages. First of all, before further training, applicants will have to prove their aptitude and knowledge. Medical records confirming eligibility for this type of activity will be considered during the second stage. Then, the psychological readiness to work in space will be assessed. And the final stage involves testing and fitness score.