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Tour of the exposition of the Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre at VDNH

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A huge exhibition space dedicated to the Russian history of space exploration

The Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre at VDNH is a journey from the first idea of conquering the Universe to future space exploration projects. Here you can not only fly around the Solar System, but also see over 120 unique samples of aircraft and space technology, exhibits of military industrial enterprises, rare archival documents, photographs and videos about the history of space advances.

The online tour is hosted by leading guide Irina Nikitina.

Tour of the exposition of the Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre

An exciting historical journey through the stages of space exploration: from launching the first artificial Earth satellite into orbit on 4 October 1957 to the most sophisticated modern space research. During the half-hour online tour, you can find out amazing details about the flights of the first Soviet cosmonauts and the creation of orbital stations.


Denis Romanenko, the guide of the Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre at VDNH

Themed tour "Life in Orbit"

Find out what are the advantages of the modern Soyuz spacecraft over its predecessors, Vostok and Voskhod, how many minutes the flight to Orbit lasts and how astronauts prepare for the trip. Denis Romanenko will tell you about the records set by Valery Bykovsky, Andriyan Nikolaev, Vitaliy Sevastyanov, and Valery Polyakov.


The online tour is hosted by the guide Denis Romanenko.

Themed tour "Planets of the Solar System"

The tour is dedicated to the history of human exploration of outer space and, above all, our closest neighbours — the Moon and the planets of the Solar System. Viewers will be told about the first lunar rover and Mars rover, as well as about the research of the Moon's surface, planets and comets using automatic interplanetary stations.


Series of meetings "Space Lessons"

Episode 1. "Profession: Cosmonaut"

Guests: pilot cosmonaut of the USSR, twice Hero of the Soviet Union Viktor Savinykh, test cosmonaut of State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS Nikolai Tikhonov, cosmonaut candidate Yevgeny Prokopyev.


Episode 2. "Lessons of Courage"

Guests: pilot cosmonaut of the Russian Federation, Hero of Russia Alexey Ovchinin, deputy head of the Department for Organization of Aerospace Search and Rescue (Rosaviatsiya Federal Air Transport Agency) Alexey Lukyanov.


Episode 3. "The Space Ace"

Guests: pilot cosmonaut of the USSR, twice Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Dzhanibekov, engineer of the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre Albert Markov.


Episode 4. "A Year in Orbit"

Guests: Soviet cosmonauts, Heroes of the Soviet Union Vladimir Titov and Musa Manarov.


Episode 5. "Happy New Year, Outer Space!"

Guests: pilot cosmonaut of the Russian Federation, Hero of Russia Oleg Kotov, head of the medical support group of the Mission Control Centre (MCC) Irina Alferova, shift flight director of the MCC Rafael Ashimov.


Episode 6. "More Than a Cosmonaut"

Guests: Russian pilot cosmonaut, Hero of Russia Sergey Ryazansky.


Episode 5. "MAKS (International Aviation and Space Show): 25 years On High"

Guests: pilot cosmonaut of the Russian Federation, Hero of Russia Oleg Kotov, head of the medical support group of the Mission Control Centre (MCC) Irina Alferova, shift flight director of the MCC Rafael Ashimov.


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The Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre at VDNH is a journey from the first idea of conquering the Universe to future space exploration projects. Here you can not only fly around the Solar System, but also see over 120 unique samples of aircraft and space technology, exhibits of military industrial enterprises, rare archival documents, photographs and videos about the history of space advances.

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