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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS

12 April 2021

This week we are celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight. This day is a special day for our country - a day of pride, as on April 12, 1961, a citizen of the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin, for the first time in the world made an orbital flyby of the Earth, opening the era of manned space flights.
NEW PROJECT OF THE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS

08 April 2021

Russian News Agency TASS and its educational project Newm together with the Museum of Cosmonautics of Moscow have launched a new project - a series of videos dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The first of the three stories introduces viewers to the process of rocketing the Vostok launch vehicle and placing the spacecraft in orbit.

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The Republic of Georgia is situated in the South-East of Europe and occupies the Central and Western part of Transcaucasia. It is bordered on the North by Russia, on the East by Azerbaijan, on the South by Armenia and Turkey. In the West it is washed by the Black Sea. The territory of Georgia is mostly mountainous; more than a third is covered by dense forests. In the north, the border with Russia runs along the main ridge of the Caucasus Mountains, where there are the highest points of the country, the highest of which is mount Shkhara (5068 m). The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi. The total area amounts 69.7 thousands sq. km.


Georgia is something mysterious, shrouded in legends, a country with an ancient history and unique culture, kind and sympathetic people, a country of flowers and songs, a country of temples, mountains and blue sky. The history of the country is a long list of ups and downs of different empires, the attempts of the external invasions, violence and wars. But at the same time, this country has a huge cultural heritage. Charming landscapes of the Caucasus mountains, the picturesque coast of the Black sea, the charm of high – altitude villages, fine Georgian cuisine, great wines, original traditions and customs of proud and temperamental highlanders, the ardor and hospitality of Georgians. Georgia has something to surprise their guests.