BAIKONUR EXPEDITION VIP IN STAR CITY, LIFOFF AT BAIKONUR includes the following services:
Guided V.I.P.-Sightseeing-Tour GCTC and Star City
In-country flight from Moscow to Baikonur and back (economy class incl. taxes)
All transportations at Baikonur
4 accomodiations at Hotel "Sputnik" Baikonur, 4 accomodations at the Hotel Soyuz nearby Star City
V.I.P.-Sightseeing Tour at Baikonur
Participation at the international press conference/Roll-out Soyuz-Rocket, Farewell of the Cosmonauts and pressure-test for Sokol flight suits
Sightseeing of the Gagarin-/Koroljow-cottages and Baikonur space museum with special guides.
Special place on the VIP-stage during launch-preparations and lift off.
Fullboard, begins with the dinner at first day, ends with the breakfast at seventh day.
Local, englisch speaking guides during the complete stays at Star City and Baikonur.
All transportations at Star City/Moscow/Baikonur.
Tour of the Energia Space Museum, Moscow (if available for foreigners).
Tour of the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow.
Mission Control Centre at Koroljov.
Organizer: Yuri A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (GCTC) and SPACE AFFAIRS
Price: Please send a request via mail to mops[at]space-affairs[dot]com or use our Request Form to get in contact with us. We will make you a personal offer.
Star City: no elevators in the facilities
Accomodation nearby Star City: Hotel "Soyuz": 4**** hotel.
A double entry visa for Russia and a visa for Kazakhstan is necessary. Your passport must have a validity of 6 months at the day of the entrance. We will support you for visa, ask our staff.
Planned Lift-off's 2017:
Attention: Bookings can be done until +60 days before the predicted launch date by transmitting your personal data. We will put you on an expedition list and only when a date is confirmed we do contracts.
Lift-off Soyuz MS-04 (ISS Expedition 51) April 20, 2017 (tbd) - Fyodor Yurchikhin, RSA (RUS) - Jack D. Fischer, NASA (USA) - Mission accomplished!
Lift-off Soyuz MS-05 (ISS Expedition 52) July 28, 2017 (tbd) - Sergey Ryazansky, RSA (RUS) - Paolo Nespoli, ESA (I) - Randy Bresnik, NASA,(USA) - Mission accomplished!
Lift-off Soyuz MS-06 (ISS Expedition 53) September 13, 2017 (tbd) - Alexander Misurkin, RSA (RUS) - Mark Vande Hei, NASA (USA) - Joseph Acaba, NASA (USA) - Mission accomplished!.
Lift-off Soyuz MS-07 (ISS Expedition 54) December 17, 2017 (tbd) - Aleksander Skvortsov, RSA (RUS) - Norishige Kanai, JAXA (JP) - Scott D. Tingle, NASA (USA) - TBD - Booking period closed.
Attention Germany: Germany's ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will fly to space second time with Soyuz MS-09 in June 2018! If you want to be on the expedition participant list, reserve your slot soon!
Planned lift-off's 2018:
Lift-off Soyuz MS-08 (ISS Expedition 55) March 9, 2018 (tbd) - Oleg Artemyev, RSA (RUS) - Andrew J. Feustel, NASA (USA) - Richard R. Arnold, NASA (USA) - Booking possible til January 2018.
Lift-off Soyuz MS-09 (ISS Expedition 56) June 15, 2018 (tbd) - Sergey Prokopyev, RSA (RUS) - Jeanette J. Epps, NASA (USA), Alexander Gerst, ESA (D) - Booking possible til March 2018 if the launch will not be in April, then booking is possible until January.
Lift-off Soyuz MS-10 (ISS Expedition 57), September 2018 (tbd) - Aleksey Ovchinin, RSA (RUS) - Nikolai Tikhonov, RSA (RUS) - Nik Hague, NASA (USA) - Booking possible til July 2018.
Lift-off Soyuz MS-11 (ISS Expedition 58), November 2018 (tbd) - Oleg Kononenko, RSA (RUS) - Serena M. Auñón, NASA (USA) - David Saint-Jacques, CSA (CAN) - Booking possible til September 2018.
Changes in the travel expiration and dates under reservation. Adventure to/from Moscow. Bookings are possible up to 60 days before the planned trip.
Space Affairs Baikonur Expedition tours developed and executed by: Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center and Space Affairs