Tag Yuri Gagarin
Events | Fun | Sports  | 21.04.21

Over 600 Kazan Citizens to Take Part in Gagarin’s Race


On April 22, 2021, the 79th track and field athletics relay race will be held on Kremlevskaya Street in Kazan. The competition dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s space flight is organized by the city’s Physical Culture and Sports Committee.  The participants will be gathered by 1 pm near the main building of

Events | Visit  | 18.04.21

Cosmonautics History Museum Opened New Complex in Kaluga


The new complex of the Museum of the History of Cosmonautics named after K. Tsiolkovsky, the construction of which was carried out for seven years, was opened on April 17 in Kaluga, TASS reports with reference to the Deputy Director of the Museum for Scientific Work Anton Myasnikov.  It is specified that the renovated museum

Insight | Industry | Around Russia  | 15.04.21

Russians Showed Excellent Knowledge of Domestic Space Industry


Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) conducted a survey among Russians dedicated to Cosmonautics Day and found out what country’s residents know about the achievements of their compatriots in the space industry.  According to the results of the study, the majority of Russians (69 per cent) know when the first manned flight

Fun | Sports  | 15.04.21

Kazan Team Defeated Omsk Hockey Players


The “Ak Bars” Kazan hockey club won the most important match against Omsk “Avangard”. The final score on the scoreboard is 2:0 and the hero of the meeting became Kirill Petrov, KazanFirst reports.   It is noted that the first two periods were calm. The teams acted carefully and put more efforts into defence. In the

Fun | Technology | Music  | 12.04.21

Roscosmos Created Cosmonauts’ Playlist


Sberbank together with the ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation, launched a number of initiatives dedicated to Cosmonautics Day. The main one is a special project “Travel in Space”, the press service of the space corporation reports.  It is noted that on the project’s website, users can go on a journey to distant planets using the products

Events | Fun | Videos  | 12.04.21

Russian Schoolchildren Visited Vostochny Cosmodrome Online [Video]


On the eve of Cosmonautics Day, the Institute for Study of Childhood, Family and Education of the Russian Academy of Education, together with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and the Centre for the Operation of Ground-Based Space Infrastructure Facilities, prepared a video tutorial from the Vostochny Cosmodrome for Russian schoolchildren, the press

Recommended | Events | Fun | Videos  | 12.04.21

Over 500 Drones Depicted Gagarin’s Flight Into Space [Video]


In Veliky Novgorod, more than 500 drones depicted Gagarin’s flight into space, and a video of a beautiful event was posted on the VK-Page of the Governor of the Novgorod Region Andrey Nikitin.    A very special show dedicated to Cosmonautics Day took place in Veliky Novgorod. More than 500 luminous drones were launched there

Recommended | Fun | Music | Videos  | 12.04.21

Briton Wrote Song About Yuri Gagarin [Video]


The songwriter, Julian Plested, from Britain wrote a song dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the flight of the first man into space. He recorded the song “Yuri” with his group under the pseudonym Julz, RIA News reports.    “My mother and I were very delighted with the development of the Soviet space programme. I

Recommended | Events | Fun | Music | Videos  | 12.04.21

Russian Cosmonauts Send Congratulations on Cosmonautics Day From ISS [Video]


Roscosmos cosmonauts, Sergey Ryzhikov, Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, Oleg Novitsky, and Pyotr Dubrov, who are onboard the International Space Station (ISS), congratulated everyone on the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s flight into space, the state space corporation’s press service reports.    On April 12, the world celebrates Cosmonautics Day. In 2021, it is 60 years since the

Recommended | Events | Visit | Videos  | 09.04.21

Russian Rocket Launched From Baikonur [Video]


Today, on April 9, 2021, at 10.42 am Moscow time, the Russian Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the manned spacecraft Y. A. Gagarin (Soyuz MS-18) was launched from the launchpad No. 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome, the press service of the ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation reports.   The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle launched the spacecraft into orbit

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 06.04.21

Carrier Rocket With Gagarin Ship to Be Launched From Baikonur


The ‘Soyuz-2.1a’ launch vehicle was installed on the launch complex of site No. 31 (“Vostok” launch complex) of the Baikonur cosmodrome to launch the ‘Y. Gagarin’ (Soyuz MS-18) manned spacecraft with three crew members on board, TASS reports.   It is noted that the rocket bears a sticker with the official emblem of the 60th anniversary