5-9 December, Watching the rocket launch!
We are inviting you to join an exclusive 5 day trip to legendary Baikonur Cosmodrome where you will observe the launch of rocket-carrier “Soyuz».
We get all the necessary permissions and documents to enter restricted and closed for general public facilities. You will be able to touch and film everything! You will get memorable uniform that will remind you of this historical launch. There will be an astronaut onboard. Whilst the main team of astronauts is on quarantine, we will be accompanied by a different astronaut who will tell us first –hand about going into the space! We will participate in a training session “Stress Management” from the specialist working at the Astronauts Training Centre. We will participate in the parts of the “official” program , for example installing the rocket, press-conference, astronauts’ team report about being ready for launch, Chairman of the State Commission and the Chief Engineer! We will visit historical places at cosmodrome with the local guides. We will have a theme dinner at a yurt to immerse in Kazakh peoples culture. We will be in the great company of famous people, successful businessmen, friends and relatives of former and current astronauts . And, of course, the icing on the cake, the unforgettable launch of “Soyuz”. We will be watching the launch in the front rows!
9 am departure from Moscow
14:30 – flying into Baikonur
15:30 – Checking-in the Hotel
17:00 – Tour of Baikonur, visiting the central Museum and the Central market, free time
20:00 – Dinner at Baikonur Complex
05:30 – Breakfast
06:15 – Transfer to Cosmodrome
07:00 – The rocket –launcher gets out of the airshed, launch field N 112
08:30 – Transfer to the launch field, placing the rocket-launcher “Soyuz” at the start table
12:00 – Lunch at the Hotel Restaurant “Seven winds”
14:00 – Visiting the launching complex of «Buran-Enery” (from 100 metres away) and the launching complex of “Nedelin” ( the place of Marshal Nedelin death)
17:00 – Going into steppe. Traditional dinner in the yurt.
21:00 –Transfer to the Hotel
07:00 – Sports training session by an astronaut of Gagarin ATC ( Austranaut Training Centre) 09:00 – Breakfast
10:00 – Transfer to Cosmodrome
10:30 – Start field of rocket launcher “Proton” , fiend N 250 and rocket launcher “Energy” , field N 110
12:30 – Visiting the control and command post of rocket-launcher “Energy”, field N 250A (N60)
14:30 – Lunch at «Starry Heavens” restaurant
16:00 – Cosmodrome Museum (Musem, “Buran”)
17:30 – Transfer to the Hotel
18:30 – Austranaut press-conference at “Austranaut” Hotel
19:30 – Dinner at the restaurant
08:00 – Breakfast
09:30 – “Stress Management” training session. Methods of astronaut preparation program.
12:00 – Festive Gala to mark sending the astronaut team into the space, Hotel “Astronaut”
13:00 – Walking the historical “Austranaut Alley”
13:30 – Transfer to Cosmodrome, field N 254
14:00 – Lunch either at the restaurant of “Seven winds” Hotel or at Cosmodrome (lunch-boxes)
15:30 – The crew team walks out wearing spacesuits, reporting being ready for launch
16:30 – Visiting Cosmodrome Museum Complex (houses of Korolev and Gagarin) , field N 2
18:30 – Transfer to the Observation Point
18:56 – Rocket launch
19:30 – Transfer to the Hotel
20:30 – Gala at the “Arsenal” restaurant
06:00 – Breakfast
07:00 – Transfer to the airport
Whist you have free time you will watch the films “The time of the First Ones” and “Salut-7” ; meet a RosCosmos Autranaut and listen to a lecture form the Space Training Centre Specialists on the topic how they form a crew team for the lengthy flight
The tour cost includes:
Staying in “Sputnik” Hotel (not available for «free» booking), it’s an official hotel where the astronauts stay
Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Baikonur complex and in the city restaurants
Access permissions to all the “closed for the general public” facilities, you will be able to touch things and make pictures
Tours of historical places at Baikonur with experienced local accredited guides
Visiting the Memorial complex at Baikonur (Cosmonauts museum, Yuri Gagarin House, Orbital Spaceship “Buran”
And, finally, the unforgettable view of “Soyuz” rocket-carrier launch! Our group watches it as close as possible, in the first rows!
A nice bonus to that is the great company, because you will spend time with famous people, successful businessmen, friends and relatives of former and present astronauts.
This is going to be one of the most breath-taking trips you have ever joined!
Staying in a comfortable hotel “Sputnik” you will be right there, where all the things are happening!
You will also fly with a special charter flight TU 204 with the state commission, which means you will land at closed airfield of “Krainii”, 15 min away from the Hotel (as opposed to flying there on your own with a change and than having to do a 300 km transfer) Which is also possible if the charter flight doesn’t work for you for some reason. The transfer from the regular airport can also be organised upon request.
The cost includes
-staying in the hotel
-visiting unique facilities
-watching the rocket launch
The charter flight is from Vnukovo-3 airport. The flight is 3h. Business class food on board. We go there on the 5th December, and we are back in the morning of the 9th December ( because of the time difference we leave in the morning and we are back in Moscow also in the morning)
Cost: 295 000 rub lux accommodation in “Sputnik” Hotel; 155 000 rub, regular comfort accommodation in “Sputnik” Hotel
Special Charter Flight: 85 000 rub If you choose to fly on your own we will organise your transfer