March 2015. We have arrived at Baikonur to see off Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Korniyenko and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly off to space. We have 5 long days of space adventures ahead...
Jet fighter flight is an amazing and exciting event leaving unforgettable impressions. Contrary the common misconception that in winter people are unwilling to take part in such adventures our winter 2015 was really hot. Have a look at our photo report and be inspired!
Today we congratulate Sergey Kara, an honored test pilot helping our sky conquerors to take initial steps in aviation onboard MiG-29UB jet fighter.
We are resuming Zero Gravity flights onboard Ilyushin-76 MDK aircraft! Next flight is scheduled for April 2nd.
We congratulate you on the upcoming holidays. May the New Year realize your plans and make your dreams come true! We wish you good mood, space health, flight weather, successful launches and soft landings.
Even cold November didn’t prevent our tourists from different cities of Russia from seeing off Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft crew comprising Commander Anton Shkaplerov (Roscosmos) and two flight engineers Samantha Christoforetti (ESA) and Terry Virts (NASA) to the space.
In October 2014 we successfully performed the long-awaited Zero-G flight! IL-76 flying laboratory gathered onboard really multinational team: guests from China and Hong Kong, Belgium, the Netherlands, Belorussia and Russia came to us to experience the feeling of free flight, to overcome the gravity and feel like super heroes.
Our new tour to Baikonur came to an end. This time the crew of Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft crew included apart from Alexander Samokutyayev (Roscosmos) and Barry Wilmore (NASA) Russian woman-cosmonaut Elena Serova. It is the first time over a long period Russian woman goes to space.
All the companies actually want corporate events they hold for their employees to be unique and creative. And what can be more interesting and unbelievable than to become a cosmonaut for a day! That’s why Viasat Company came to us for the corporate event on the basis of GCTC.
New international crew consisting of Maksim Surayev, Reid Wiseman and Alexander Gerst symbolizes the unity of different countries despite complicated political situation. Our team seeing Soyuz TMA-13 crew off to the ISS was international either: this time the guests from USA, Great Britain and Russia joined our exciting Baikonur Tour.
On May 13-16 our company organized and completed one more extreme expedition to the steppe of Kazakhstan, to the landing point of Soyuz spacecraft descent module. This time we welcomed on the Earth representatives of Roscosmos, NASA and JAXA, which successfully finished their space shift onboard the ISS.
Yuri Gagarin’s 80th Birthday anniversary we celebrated this year and Cosmonautics Day on April 12 were key factors attracting visitors to Star City. We’ve accomplished lots of various programs for schoolchildren, their teachers and parents, for families and friends, for foreign guests. All of them discovered a wonderful world of cosmonaut trainings with a great interest.
On April 12 the whole World celebrates an Aviation and Cosmonautics Day – a date to commemorate the first ever flight of human in space. Nowadays it is a special date – a day of science triumph, a day of all the people involved in aerospace industry, a day of all interested in prospects of space programs development.
The year 2014 is of great importance for Russian Federation since this year we host Winter Olympics! But there is another point worth mentioning. This spring we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Birthday of world’s first ever cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.