1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. Star City

Moscow: Star City Guided Tour

Product ID: 155991
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Visit Star City, the secret site where Russian cosmonauts train. See the training facilities, the simulators and the world's largest centrifuge.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English

Pick-up service

Hotel pick-up is provided.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See models of the Russian spacecraft Soyuz
  • Visit the hydro-laboratory with a model of the International Space Station
  • Marvel at a the world's largest centrifuge, with a radius of 18 meters
Full description
On this full-day excursion you’ll visit Star City, where the history of space travel began. Take a walk around the secret site to learn more about its creation and the famous astronauts who lived there.

Later, head to the training center and see a full-size model of the Mir space station. Marvel at the biggest centrifuge in the world, designed to simulate G-force during lift-off, and see the hydro-laboratory used for simulating spacewalk weightlessness.

As Star City is a working training center, your visit will have to be approved by the Russian authorities after a compulsory security check.
Includes
  • Interpreter/guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

When you get there

Know before you go
• The tour is available on weekdays only
• Bookings should be made at least 35 working days before the desired date
• If you have a group of fewer than 5 persons you will join another small group