Space Training: Manual Docking
Name: Soyuz-TMA descent module Payload: 110 lbs / 49,88 kg
Weight: 6,393 lbs / 2,899 t Crew: 1-3 person
Habitable volume: 141 ft3 / 3,99 m3 Date of first launch: November 1, 2002
Space Training Itinerary:

You will be transferred to the Russian Star City, located 15.5 miles / 25 km to the east from Moscow, by the company's comfortable bus, together with a guide-interpreter from your Hotel or other place specified by you.

Experts of Star City will tell to you about features of automatic and manual modes of rendezvous and docking of space objects with weight more than 15,435 lbs / 7 t, on height more than 248 miles / 400 km and on speeds more than 4.9 miles/s (7,9 km/s). They will show, that the cosmonaut on the monitor of a spacecraft sees at performance of these operations. As operate a Soyuz TMA spacecraft and that it is necessary to do for exact rendezvous and docking.

In a descent module of a Soyuz spacecraft (Space Simulator) you will try docking with Space Station under various conditions of flight of the Spacecraft and Station. Probably, in the end of Space Training: Manual Docking, you "will not break" a spacecraft about the module, solar panels or aerials of Space Station.

Details of Space Training:

* The price of Space Training: Manual Docking is given for 1 person.

Your Height should be from 5.41 ft / 1,65 m to 6.23 ft / 1,90 m, normal body-build, without medical check.

The duration of Space Training: Manual Docking (from departure before returning) no more than 5.0 - 5.5 hours.You have to send passport information not later than 30 days before this Space Training. Please, learn others conditions and details of the reservation and payment for this Space Training in Russian Star City.


Please, contact us before Space Training: Manual Docking if you are interested in:

  • special video recording of your Space Training: Manual Docking (Moscow)
  • supper with cosmonaut at restaurant (after this Space Training) in the Russian Star City
  • second/third Russian Space Training. For example, Space Training: Manual Docking and Space Training: Planetarium, or Space Training: Water Survival or other Space Training in Russian Star City
  • association of several tours in Star City (at your choice)
  • first/second Russian Space Tour. For example, Space Training: Manual Docking and Russian Mission Control Centre or Main Space Museum or Moscow Space Museum or other Russian Space Tour (before or after Space Training: Manual Docking or on any other day of your staying in Moscow)
  • other tours (before Space Training: Manual Docking or after this Space Training) in Moscow and/or the Moscow Region (at your choice) and also
  • visa support, VIP immigration customs processing for arrival/departure at Sheremetyevo International/Domodedovo Airport (Moscow), accommodation in one of the Moscow Hotels, guide-interpreter (English, German, French), comfortable transport
  • combining business in Russia and Space Training: Manual Docking during your visit to Moscow

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Space Training: Manual Docking

Docking with ISS in Star City

Rendezvous and docking of a manned spacecraft to the Russian or International Space Station is usually carried out in an automatic mode. But if the technics refuses, cosmonauts should execute docking in manually. Training of crew to management of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft at rendezvous and docking in a manual mode with Space Station in the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (Russian Star City, Moscow Region) is carried out on a special Space Simulator. Together with the you can feel for some time the cosmonaut, trying to docking the Soyuz spacecraft to ISS. Join crew and Space Training: Manual Docking in Russian Star City.

Dates of Space Training:

The Space Training: Manual Docking is not possible any workday of the week. On Saturday and Sunday, as well as on official State Holidays of Russia the Star City is closed and Space Training: Manual Docking is not possible. Therefore, please contact us to specify possible dates of this Space Training in Russian Star City.

$ 3,050.00 per person *   
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Space Training includes:

  • permission for entry and visiting of the Russian Star City
  • transfers between Moscow Hotel (or other place in Moscow) and Star City
  • Space Training: Manual Docking in the Russian Star City
  • interpreter (English, German, French)
  • photo and video shooting in the Space Training: Manual Docking
  • special digital photos (you, Simulator of Manual Docking, Russian Star City)
  • certificate of Russian Space Training
  • assistance from RusAdventures
Space Training: Manual Docking

Group of tourists of the USA in Russian Star City before Space Training: Manual Docking.

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