Category : Star city
June 17, 2015

On Monday, June 15, NASA astronaut Peggy Witson training program was presented to GCTC. Woman-astronaut will be passing trainings together with Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet as a part of ISS-50/51 mission crew going to the ISS in November 2016. Preflight training will end up by examination session and complex examination training.

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June 8, 2015

In two weeks Roscosmos is to take a decision who will replace British singer in Soyuz spacecraft flying to the ISS, - GCTC Head Yuri Lonchakov said on Monday.

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June 2, 2015

Japanese space fan Satoshi Takamatsu won’t go to the International Space station on September 1 instead Sarah Brightman who cancelled her flight.

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May 14, 2015

British singer Sarah Brightman announced that she is unable to perform a spacefight planned for family reasons (as stated in the message at her official webpage). "Sarah Brightman stated today that she postpones her participation in the upcoming space mission onboard Soyuz TMA-18M. Brightman stated that she has to change her intentions for family reasons and postpones her training and participation in the flight for today".

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May 7, 2015

On May 6, 2015 of 44/45 mission main and back-up crew started passing complex examinational trainings in GCTC.

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March 10, 2015

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka expects to set up a new record spending 1000 days on the orbit, as he told the journalists at press-conference taking place in Star City on Friday.

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March 4, 2015

Today the Head of Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre Yuri Lonchakov celebrates his 50th Birthday. Yuri Lonchakov devoted many years of his life to space exploration. His efforts, courage, sense of purpose and love for his motherland helped him to become the cosmonaut and succeed in this profession.

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January 20, 2015

British singer Sarah Brightman will pass survival trainings in a near-Moscow forest on January 23, - GCTC press office reported.

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January 12, 2015

Japanese entrepreneur Satoshi Takamatsu to be Sarah Brightman back-up crew member will start training in Star City late this month.

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December 18, 2014

Japanese citizen Satoshi Takamatsu approved to be the next space tourist Sarah Brightman's back-up cosmonaut, - Roscosmos representative reported.

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