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19.05.2017

Her Royal Highness at GCTC

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Guests from Switzerland who have already been to GCTC last year, came to Moscow again a while ago. Moreover they invited a group of their friends from different countries such as the USA, Switzerland, Brazil, France, and Spain. One of the group participants was Luxemburg royalty who was deeply inspired by the guide’s exciting speech about space industry.

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26.04.2017

Baikonur Tour – Soyuz MS-04 Launch

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Just a couple of days ago our crew returned from Baikonur where had spent 6 days with cosmonautics fans arranging for them a breathtaking tour with the observation of the launch. On April 20th, Soyuz MS-04 crew made up of Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and American astronaut Jack Fisher was successfully launched to the ISS.

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11.04.2017

April,12th - World’s Aviation and Cosmonautics Day

On April 12 we celebrate World’s Aviation and Cosmonautics Day. 56 years ago on April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin performed first spaceflight proving that there is nothing impossible.

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16.03.2017

Join our sky conquerors team!

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Going on with flight season 2017 we invite you to book your flights for spring and summer and join our sky conquerors!

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09.03.2017

First-Man-in-Space Birthday

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On March 09, 1934, Yuri Gagarin the legendary first-man-in-space was born in a small village of Smolensk region. On April 12, 1961, he performed the first space flight in the history of humankind proving that there is nothing impossible.

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Space Friendship between Russian and Bulgarian Peoples
18.10.2016

Space Friendship between Russian and Bulgarian Peoples

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We have already got used to arrange individual space trainings in Star City for our international tourists. But this time we had to accomplish a really difficult task – to elaborate a training program for more than 40 Bulgarian citizens, who were truly excited to have such an unforgettable experience. We will be glad to see them again for sure because we believe that the ties between Russia and Bulgaria stem from deep affinity and strong friendship between Russian and Bulgarian peoples!

Space Training for the Tourist from Celestial Empire
27.09.2016

Space Training for the Tourist from Celestial Empire

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For the first time in GCTC history a young and ambitious tourist from China, who is by the way MSU alumni passed extensive space training program. He confessed he was a real space fan and was interested in Soviet Cosmonautics since he had started to learn Russian. Well, China is rapidly exploring Space and its spaceflight program has now entered a new phase of development, that’s why Chinese citizens show a special interest for space theme.

"A Beautiful Planet" - cosmonaut training centre tour
02.08.2016

«A Beautiful Planet» — cosmonaut training centre tour

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Early September Toni Myers’ "A Beautiful Planet" will be released in Russia. The Director made an attempt to picture a portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet showing how it is living and changing along with the humanity. On July 26, 2016, mass media representatives going to cover "A Beautiful Planet" release visited Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City, a legendary place where history meets the future.

Space Mission Accomplished
18.07.2016

Space Mission Accomplished

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Following 5-day Baikonur program our guest from US visited Star City having extended tour in GCTC.

Baikonur tour - Soyuz MS-01 launch
12.07.2016

Baikonur tour — Soyuz MS-01 launch

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Once again we saw off international crew to space. On July 07, at 04.36, Moscow time, Roscosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins and JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi went to the ISS onboard new Russian Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft. As if in accordance with Soyuz crew we had three large groups: guests from Japan, US and Russia came to support their astronauts.

 First-Woman-in-Space Flight Anniversary
16.06.2016

First-Woman-in-Space Flight Anniversary

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The whole world celebrates Cosmonautics Day on April 12, but a few know what a significant date June 16 is for the history of space exploration. On June 16, 1963, the first woman-cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova performed her spaceflight onboard Vostok-6 spacecraft.

A journey of more than six thousand miles to Star City
08.06.2016

A journey of more than six thousand miles to Star City

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We rapidly expand our tourism geography and this time a couple from sunny Mexico challenged themselves passing space trainings in GCTC. Our guests took part in Egress-2 simulator training in Orlan EVA spacesuits and in Soyuz spacecraft integrated simulator training. Then they attended the briefing with Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov.

October Zero-G flight — group admission started!
31.05.2016

October Zero-G flight — group admission started!

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We have just set the date of next zero-g flight - October, 4th, 2016. Group admission started!

May Zero-g Flight
16.05.2016

May Zero-g Flight

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On May 12 Vegitel arranged zero-gravity flight. This time it was not a mixed group flight uniting space and aviation fans and extreme lovers all over the world. A team of friends booked the full charter to challenge themselves and just have fun in zero-g.

Zero-G flight on April 26
28.04.2016

Zero-G flight on April 26

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On April 26 we performed zero-gravity flight onboard Ilyushin-76 MDK. After passing all necessary preparations on GCTC premises a team of extreme adventure fans from Germany, Switzerland and Russia got almost 5 minutes of real space zero-gravity, unforgettable impressions and bright emotions.

Zero-gravity – on!
28.03.2016

Zero-gravity – on!

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On March, 25 we opened new zero-g flights season. Just look at these happy faces! Perhaps it is you to challenge the gravity next?

Baikonur Spaceport Tour: Soyuz TMA-20 Launch
21.03.2016

Baikonur Spaceport Tour: Soyuz TMA-20 Launch

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Soyuz TMA-20M crew made up of Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexei Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams successfully went to the ISS at night from March 18 to March 19. According to our tradition together with a group of space fans we saw the crew off to space and visited all pre-launch events at Baikonur.

Family Space Tour
08.02.2016

Family Space Tour

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Early February a family from New Zealand came to Russia for space tour. Mother and son performed Edge of space flight onboard MiG-29 jet fighter and after that went to Star City.

Per aspera ad astra: conquering space heights through the storm
25.01.2016

Per aspera ad astra: conquering space heights through the storm

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In 2016 the Cosmonautics has a great jubilee. 55 years ago humanity took the first step to space exploration when Yuri Gagarin performed manned spaceflight for the first time in the history of mankind. People of various occupations and nationalities show growing interest to this field conquering Edge of space onboard MiG-29 jet fighter and passing real space trainings in GCTC.

Baikonur spaceport - Soyuz TMA-19M lauch tour
19.12.2015

Baikonur spaceport — Soyuz TMA-19M lauch tour

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On December 15 we saw off to space Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra and ESA astronaut Timothy Peake.

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