Baikonur Cosmodrome

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6.74

Price 2010: from 650 USD
Frequency: yearly
Duration: 3 days

There are many wonderful places in the world, marked by the history of human civilization as unique. One of those places is the Baikonur Cosmodrome, rightly called the first space harbour of the planet. Located in the Kyzylorda region in the bend of the river Syrdarya, the Baikonur Cosmodrome became a symbol of the space age, the symbol of a new era in Earth's history. You have a wonderful opportunity to attend the launch of manned or unmanned missiles from the Baikonur in accordance with launch schedule.

TRAVEL PROGRAM:

Day 1. Arrival
18:30 - meeting at Tyura-Tam railway station, airport transfer and accommodation at the Hotel “Central”.
19:00 - Dinner and free time

Day 2. Baikonur
09:00 - breakfast. After breakfast - visit the City Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome, located directly in the city. In the museum you will get acquainted with 13,000 pieces, each of which keeps a small piece of the glorious history of Baikonur.
11:30 – sightseeing tour by bus, during which you will be able to visit various parks, monuments, famous Gagarin arbor, Soyuz launch vehicle, and to lay flowers at the memorial to the victims spacemen.
12:30 - lunch, then transfer to the NP "Vertoletnaya", where from you will see an unforgettable launch. Providing places for observing a great launching of manned rocket from 14:00 to 15:00 - after - transfer to the platform number 2 and the visit to the museum of the Baikonur cosmodrome, the orbital spacecraft "Buran" and memorial houses of Korolev and Gagarin, where the first space explorer spent the last night before the flight.
From 17:30 to 18:40 – visit to the site number 1 and start of Gagarin. Way back to the town, dinner and free time.

Day 3. Departure
7:30 - breakfast, check out and transfer to the Tyura-Tam railway station at 08:30 pm. 

Price includes:
1. Permission of ROSKOSMOS
2. Registration for admission to the Baikonur Cosmodrome facilities
3. Accommodation in double suite in hotel "Central", food
4. Transport services on the territory of Baikonur
5. Visiting sightseeing objects
6. Permission for making photo and video
7. Transfer Railway Station (Airport) - Hotel - Railway Station (Airport)
8. Guide services on cosmodrome objects

Price does not include:
1. Health Insurance
2. The cost of the railway tickets to the city of Baikonur and back
3. All personal expenses, all other expenses in excess of program

Launch schedule for 2010 / Registration Deadline:
February 3 - Progress M-04M (№ 404) - not manned 05.01.2010
April 2 - Soyuz TMA-18 (№ 228) - manned 01.03.2010
April 28 - Progress M-05M (№ 405) - not manned 22/03/2010
May 29 - Soyuz TMA-19 (№ 229) - manned 26.04.2010
June 30 - Progress M-06M (№ 406) - not manned 20/05/2010
July 27 - Progress M-07M (№ 407) - not manned 18/06/2010
August 31 - Progress M-08M (№ 408) - not manned 21/07/2010
September 29 - Soyuz TMA-01M (№ 701) - manned 08/20/2010
October 27 - Progress M-09M (№ 409) - not manned 17.09.2010
November 30 - Soyuz TMA-20 (№ 230) - manned 10/22/2010
 


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