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Start spacecraft Union. 2016.
Observation over start-up of piloted spacecrafts from cosmodrome Bakonur.
The short description of the tour route to Baikonur:
Almaty – Kyzylorda – Baikonur town – Baikonur cosmodrome - Almaty.
3 days and 2 nights.
The detailed program of tour day by day on Baikonur:
1 Day. 16 of November 2016. Almaty – Kyzylorda – Baikonur town.
Almaty. Transfer to airport, flight № СК 975, at 08.40, to Kyzylorda. Arrival in Kyzylorda at 11.15, meet at the airport “Korkyt-Ata”. Transfer: Kyzylorda town – Zhosaly village – Baykonur town (234 км, 3 – 3,5 hours). Arrival on check-point Baikonur transfer, service of formalities of check of permits and passports, transfer to hotel, accommodation. Excursion on avenue of cosmonauts in the hotel “Cosmonaut”. Excursion on the town Baikonur, visiting: of city museum of history of the cosmodrome. After visiting museum, visiting of monument to the first builders of city and the cosmodrome, bust to general Shubnikov. The sightseeing tour on city, visiting of avenue of the cosmonauts located in territory of hotel "Cosmonaut". Visiting of complex - monument to space exploration and history of city «The Zarya, Leninskiy, Leninsk, Baikonur», monuments to Jury Gagarin, general Nedelin, S.Korolev monument, memorial of the lost investigator, monument to rocket the “Union”, the city area with V.I.Lenin's monument, pavilion Gagarin in territory of military unit on coast of the river Syr-Darya, quay Syr-Darya, monument to academician Jangel, model of nuclear ballistic rocket “SS – 17” (on classification of NATO "Satana"), pedestals with planes AN - 12 and IL - 14, local «Arbat», monument Abaya Kunanbaev, the first locomotive of the cosmodrome at station of city, local market. Dinner, overnight.
2 Day. 17 of November 2016. Baikonur cosmodrome - Gagarin start (launching place №1).
Breakfast. Transfer to complex "Union", space area № 254, the report of crew of the cosmonauts, composed of three person here will be shown to chairman of the State commission about readiness for start of rocket "Union". Further we observe of departure of cosmonauts by the bus on launching pad №1. After departure of cosmonauts, visiting of assembly-test building "Union" on launching pad № 254. Transfer on helicopter platform - observation over start of spacecraft "Union TMA". Start of spacecraft "Union TMA". After start-up of spacecraft "Union TMA", transfer on Gagarin start, launching pad № 1. Survey of "warm" place of start. Visiting of monument - to the first space satellite of the Earth. Transfer to museum of the cosmodrome Baikonur (1 km, 10 mines). Excursion in museum of the cosmodrome, near to museum is legendary spacecraft "Buran" and various technics which was used at the cosmodrome - the breadboard model of combat missile by which in 1960 1 of May the American plane-scout under control of Francis Gary Powers has been brought down, the heavy tractor on caterpillar to course on which Sergey Korolev in an impassability of roads moved on the cosmodrome. Visiting of the spaceship "Buran". After excursion in museum - visiting of memorial small houses of Jury Gagarin and cosmonaut-doubler Herman Titov in which cosmonauts have lead night before start with 11 for April, 12th, 1961 and small house of the general designer, academician Sergey Koroleva. Returning in a Baikonur (50, km. 40 minutes). Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
3 Day. 18 of November 2016. Baikonur town – Kyzylorda – Almaty.
Breakfast. Early transfer: Baikonur – Kyzyorda (234 km). Arrival in Kyzylorda, transfer to airport, departure flight СК 976, at 12.00 to Almaty. Arrival in Almaty, meet at the airport, transfer to town.
Distances on the excursion trip «Excursion on the cosmodrome Baikonur»:
Kyzylorda - memorial complex "Korkyt-Ata" - 168 km.
Memorial complex "Korkyt-Ata" - Baikonur - 66 km.
Baikonur - launching pad "200" cosmodrome Baikonur - 55 km.
launching pad "200" - launching pad "254\112" - 29 km.
launching pad "112" - launching pad "1" - 8 km.
launching pad "1" - Baikonur - 50 km.
The travel agency « Silk Road Adventures » reserves the right to itself for modification in the program of tour, considering the special order of mode on objects of the cosmodrome. Programs and the description, cannot is used without the permission from the tourist company «Silk Road Adventures».