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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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Moscow is the capital of Russia, the Third Rome as it often referred to. With a population of over 11 million people Moscow is the largest city in Russia and Europe. Moscow is situated on the high banks of the Moscow River on the territory of 1 100 square kilometres. The city is also one of the major cities of the world taking the seventh place of the list. Moscow is an important transportation hub and political, economic, cultural, and scientific centre of the country. Moscow represents both past and modern history of Russia. Moscow is called the "golden-domed” because there is no other city in the world with 140 Christian Orthodox churches the domes of which are covered with real gold. Moscow is the starting point for trips to all regions of Russia. Russian capital is justly considered to be one of the world cultural centres. Here one can find hundreds of museums, many theatres including the Bolshoi Theatre, and concert halls. Moscow offers great opportunities for tourism and business trips as international congresses, exhibitions, and festivals are held here. 


MIR Travel Company welcomes you to Moscow where you can sense the spirit of Russian history and feel the pace of modern life.