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|Baikonur Launch Tour|
Imagine all the excitement, joy, impatience, etc., which goes on at the Cosmodrome just before a space launch. Would you want to be there and experience it? Not on TV but in reality… first-hand? There are not many places in the world where you can experience this type of drama. We offer you the chance of visiting the legendary Russian cosmodrome at "Baikonur," in Kazhakhztan, where the history of space exploration started many years ago. The first satellite in the world, "Sputnik," was launched in 1957, from Cosmodrome Baikonur and since the first manned space flight of Yuri A. Gagarin on 12th April 1961, there have been over 1,200 spacecraft launched from here.
Cosmodrome Baikonur is the biggest Cosmodrome in the world, it covers 6 717 square km. It is high technology complex which is used for all types of rockets' launches. We offer you two programs of Tour to Baikonour:
The first program:
The first program is Tour to Baikonur during the Launch of Manned Space Flight. We give you the opportunity of standing only
Tour program to Baikonur during Manned Space Flight
You will meet in airport Domodedovo with our representative who give you the tickets and tour voucher. After arriving to airport “Krainiy” in Baikonur, you will meet with our English speaking (or other language you prefer) representative. We will take you to your hotel and will help with accommodation.
Early in the morning we will go to Assembly and Test Facility (№ 112) where you will see the transportation Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome Soyuz integration hall to the Gagarinksy launch pad, which is
After breakfast we will invite you to
After Breakfast at the restaurant we will take you to Assembly and Test Facility (№254), which is used for launch maintenance. Also there is a room for pre launch medical examination of the space crew. You will become witnesses of crew’s report to Chief of State Commission according their readiness to take off. Usually it takes around four hours to prepare the crew for the space flight after the report. That is why we will take you to another Assembly and Test Facility (№ 112) where rockets are assembled and tested after arriving from the spacecraft plant. After it we will offer you lunch and we will go to the observation point. You will be among the witnesses of spacecraft launch only in
After breakfast we will go to hotel “Cosmonaut” where all cosmonauts live before launch. We will visit tree lane where first tree was planted. After it we will take you to the open market where you will be able to buy the souvenirs if you wish. Check out from hotel. On the way to the airport we will offer you lunch and then take you to the airport for departure.
Our English speaking representative will escort you during whole your trip on Baikonur
Package 1: Tour to Baikonur during Launch of Manned Space Flight
The closest date of launch is 30th of May 2011. Book it now!
Prices per person for Tour to Baikonur is 3,790 EURO
The package includes:
The additional cost for a single accommodation is 300 EURO
The second program:
The second program is Tour to Baikonur during the Launch of Cargo Space Flight. The Cargo Launches are organized more often than manned space flights and they are worth to see them too! Proton space rocket is in 5 times more powerful than Soyuz rocket. You will stand
The price for Baikonur Tour is 2800 euro
Package 2: Tour to Baikonur during Cargo Launch
Prices per person for Tour to Baikonur is 2,800 EURO
The package includes:
According to visiting rules of the GCTC we should provide passport data and reserve (book) the visit no less than 45 days before your Tour.
Schedule of Manned Space Crafts' Launches in 2011
Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft
Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft
Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft
Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft
P.S. After negotiation between Russian Space Agency and Chinese Space Agency the First Chinese Mission to Mars was delayed. Mars Mission will launch in 2011. We will inform you according the dates later.
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