MOSCOW, 8 March – RIA Novosti. Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Sergei Kud-Sverchkov from the International Space Station (ISS) congratulated women on the beginning of spring, wishing them to hear words of love and feel the attention and care of loved ones, the congratulation was published by Roscosmos. “Dear women, lovely mothers, grandmothers, sisters, we congratulate you on the beginning of spring. Spring is a time of renewal, a time of awakening and flourishing of nature, a time of new hopes. You make our world better and kinder, “Ryzhikov said in a video greeting.
Now, in addition to Ryzhikov and Kud-Sverchkov, Americans Kathleen Rubins, Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, as well as the Japanese Soichi Noguchi, are working on the ISS.
“May each of you hear the words of love, feel the attention and care of your loved ones. May your every day be filled with joy, a feeling of happiness, pleasant surprises and family warmth,” added Kud-Sverchkov.
International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 in a number of countries, including Russia.