Cosmonaut Space & Leadership Experience
in Star City, Moscow with
Astronaut Michael Foale
Although not taking place in the UK, this is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for UK students.
Led by NASAs record-breaking astronaut Michael Foale, spend a week training like a cosmonaut/ astronaut at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City near Moscow. Train on the same equipment and facilities as real life astronauts.
Stay in Star City, the world’s training centre for Cosmonauts and Astronauts who are about to venture into space. Develop the exceptional team building and communication skills acquired by astronauts using the same scenarios, equipment and challenges that enable human space flight.
Draft itinerary includes:
A VIP tour of the Russian Space Shuttle Buran, guided tour of the Moscows’ most iconic attractions, Red Square, Kremlin and Lenin Mausoleum, GCTC Grand Tour (ISS, “Soyuz” and “Mir” training centers, Gagarin Museum tour, Mir Station overview in a virtual Mission Control Centre, Wilderness Survival lecture, Mir training: Learn how to operate the Mir Space Station, Lecture at virtual Mission Control Centre, Soyuz Docking Simulation, Wilderness Survival Training, Hands-on training, wearing the “Orlan” and “Sokol” space suits and Mir Scavenger Hunt.... to name some but not all!
Astronaut Michael Foale will be in residence throughout.
British-born NASA Astronaut who flew the NASA Space Shuttle, on the Mir Space Station, Soyuz and Commanded the International Space Station spending over 374 days in space.