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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Friday, November 13, a marvelous team gathered onboard our Ilyushin: 12 superheroes decided to experience weightlessness. Batman, Superman, Thor, Ironman and many others as if made up their mind to feel like Russian cosmonauts training for their spaceflight.
Two young space and aviation fans from Japan came to Russia for unbelievable space experience. In the framework of their tour program the guests visited Gagarin cosmonauts training Centre in Star city where they passed unique space trainings and performed Edge of Space flights onboard legendary Russian MiG-29 jet fighter in Nizhny Novgorod.
Again we are glad to share great news: due to our Company four more people succeeded in making their dream come try performing a flight onboard legendary Russian MiG-29 jet fighter. Among those were three Russian guys and one Swiss citizen. Naturally all our guests did things in a big way choosing the most impressive and interesting program – Edge of space flight while our unique Vegitel Multiangle technology of multiview video will enable them to return to those breathtaking moments over and over again.
Soyuz TMA-16M landing is scheduled for September 12, 03.52, Moscow time. The spacecraft with Roscosmos cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen and Kazcosmos cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov onboard will land in the designated area 126 km to the south-east of Jezkazgan town. On the threshold of this remarkable event let’s travel the time back and remember our September landing tours we arranged and the crews we welcomed back on Earth.
For more than 10 years we have been arranging jet fighter flights for aviation fans from all over the world. Recently another guest from USA has come to us to take a second pilot’s seat in MiG-29UB jet fighter cockpit. After hitting the lottery 65-years-old American Robert Tilley decided to make his long-standing dream come true and came to Russia to perform Edge of Space flight onboard legendary MiG-29 jet fighter. Watch the video about our flight by Russia Today TV.
We are very glad to congratulate Soyuz TMA-18M crew made up of Sergey Volkov, Andreas Mogensen and Aidyn Aimbetov on successful launch and docking with the ISS and our tourists on fantastic Baikonur visiting tour they took part in. Our multinational group comprising guests from USA, the Netherlands, Germany, Japan and Russia enjoyed the breathtaking atmosphere of prelaunch preparations at Baikonur spaceport.
Don’t you know how to colour your autumn? We do! Off with boredom and autumn melancholy! Vegitel announces group admission for next zero-g mixed group flight onboard IL-76 MDK scheduled for November 10, 2015.
On August, 25 we performed Zero-G flight for combined group of space fans: our guests came from Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, the USA, and Brazil, and almost half of the participants of this flight were Russians. Let this article be an inspiration, a guidance for action, a dare, take your chance to get great impressions and unforgettable experience.
“Soyuz TMA-17M” with Oleg Kononenko, Kjell Lindgren and Kimiya Yui onboard has successfully docked to ISS. Our tourists came back from Baikonur full of fantastic impressions, unforgettable emotions and absolutely happy with this chance to witness such an outstanding event as rocket launch!
Zero-gravity flight is a kind of adventure to remember for the whole life, an impression, an achievement. It is something you can be proud of and boast of. Even if it won’t make you a cosmonaut it will give you what you want: it will make you feel cool. Or at least you can be sure that your zero-g photos will blow social networks.
This spring we got acquainted with a wonderful family of brave space and aviation fans. Profession of a cosmonaut is really a heroic one and demands passing long and difficult preparation training. It were Victor and Tamara who made up their mind to experience all the responsibility, unusual feelings and joy that successfully completed space mission brings.
Our old friend from Spain Josu Feijoo came back to Star City again. He is a real Spanish hero proving by his own example that people with diabetes are able not only to live a full live but even to conquer Everest, fly onboard MiG-29 jet fighter, pass space trainings etc. This time Mr. Feijoo chose Centrifuge TsF-7 for his explorations, besides he wanted to perform the ride wearing Sokol spacesuit during the training.
We proudly present Vegitel Multiangle, the unique product that has no parallel in the aerospace tourism market. The film about your flight is created with help of the high-end system of 6 synchronized action cameras, certified for filming at supersonic speed, in the stratosphere, in case of significant temperature changes and under high G-forces.
Right now you have a great chance to book the tour to Baikonur spaceport and watch the launch with your own eyes.
In collaboration with Space Affairs Company we have arranged zero-g flight for a team of media artists from Mexico. Following the results of this project Russia and Mexico held a series of exhibitions in the framework of 125-years anniversary of Russian-Mexican diplomatic relationship.
The next Zero-G flight is scheduled for June 25, 2015. Take your chance! Great impressions and unforgettable experience guaranteed!
On April, 12 we celebrate the Cosmonautics Day. On April, 12 the great history of space exploration began; and what is most important it was Russia (that time Soviet Union) to make the first step on that heroic way.
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.