Free activities at the Cosmonautics and Aviation Center during the week: including excursions, quizzes and lectures

Between 14 and 17 April, the Cosmonautics and Aviation Center at VDNKh will host sightseeing tours for visitors with reduced mobility and people with hearing impairments, the quiz “Key to start!” and the lecture “The History of Astronomical Discoveries”. Participation in all activities is free, upon pre-registration. April 14 at 4 p.m. There will be … Read more

You really have to believe in yourself

2022-04-21 In honor of Cosmonautics Day, Pilot-Cosmonaut, the hero of the Russian Federation, Andrey Borisenko, was a guest on the program Direct Conversation on the TV channel Korolev. He talked about what skills an astronaut should have when flying to the moon resumes, and how to become an astronaut. – On April 12, we celebrated … Read more

“Towards the Stars”: Cosmonautics Day was celebrated in a center for orphans

April is the most “space” month on the calendar: on April 12, 1961, Soviet pilot Yuri Gagarin became the first person to conquer outer space, and since then, Cosmonautics Day has been celebrated around the world on this date. In centers for orphaned children, the holidays never go unnoticed, as this is a great opportunity … Read more

The first space “accident”: a collision of satellites over Taimyr

Above the Taimyr Peninsula at an altitude of 788.6 kilometers on February 10, 2009, the first ever collision of artificial satellites was recorded in the Earth’s orbit. These were the inactive communications satellite Kosmos-2251, which had remained in space without control since 1995, and the American Iridium 33, launched by a commercial company. They collided … Read more

Ural researchers have found a new way to manufacture environmental goods

Young researchers from South Ural State University have proposed a unique method for the production of biodegradable tableware, which has no analogues in Russia. The technology involves the manufacture of products from a mixture of components in a mold under heating and under pressure. Formed eco-ware can be used in cafes, restaurants, fast food places, … Read more

During a visit to the Amur region, Vladimir Putin discussed with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko the resumption of the lunar program, joint space exploration with Belarus and work under sanctions – Austria |

It would be difficult for Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko to find a more successful path than the one leading to the Vostochny Cosmodrome on the anniversary – the 60th day of cosmonautics. The presidents examined the infrastructure – Alexander Lukashenko became acquainted with, Vladimir Putin – assessed the changes that have taken place since … Read more

Polytechnic university students laid flowers at the monument to the “pioneer of space”

On March 9, 2022, it is 88 years since Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin was born, our great compatriot, the Soviet cosmonaut, who became the first man on earth to fly into space. On this significant day, students at Saratov State Technical University and Professional Pedagogical College at Gagarin State Technical University Yu.A. laid flowers at the … Read more