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October sees World Space Week

October sees World Space Week

Over 3700 events spread across 80 countries marked 2017’s World Space Week and this year is set to equal if not better that programme. This year the theme is “Space Unites the World” and events take place from the 4th…

Will Cosmonautics Day inspire you to visit Star City?

Will Cosmonautics Day inspire you to visit Star City?

The very first manned space flight took place on 12th April 1961. Of course, it would be more than eight years before American astronaut Neil Armstrong would make history and be the first man to walk on the moon. But…

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day and we’re marking the occasion with a blog celebrating the life of Valentina Tereshkova, who turns 80 on March 6th. Tereshkova holds the distinction of being the first woman in space, having been selected…

The Memorial Museum of Gherman Titov is now open in the Altai Region

On the 6th of August after large-scale reconstruction works, the memorial museum for the great Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov was opened to the public. Gherman Titov became the second man to orbit the Earth aboard “Vostok 2”. The museum is…

Moscow Planetarium will be reopened in June 2011.

Moscow Planetarium, closed 17 years ago for repairs, will be reopened for public mid-June 2011. After the reconstruction, the museum area has increased six times and it can accommodate about one thousand visitors. The renovated planetarium will focus on interactivity…