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Watch Soyuz MS-18 lifting cosmonauts to International Space Station on the spot

Nalynn Dolan Caine |
Baikonur is a legendary cosmodrome and what can be more exciting than witnessing the launch of a rocket on its way to the International Space Station?

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If you apply until March 9, you may join Baikonur tour to witness the launch of Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft scheduled for April 9, 2021.

There are several packages you may choose from, depending on what suits you best.

Standard Baikonur tour (6 days, 5 nights) will cost your 2150 Euro per pax. You will be situated in 2 stars Centralnaya hotel with no Wi-Fi. Maximum group size is 10-12 in pax.

Standard Baikonur tour (6 days, 5 nights) that costs 3400 Euro per pax will set you in the 4 stars hotel Sputnik.

But maybe to choose the VIP package. 5350 euros will provide you with everything you need to enjoy the launch and more.

You will get the acces to a restricted area and the organizer will take care of all papers and permissions. You will also get seats on flights Moscow – Kyzylorda – Moscow in economy class which you can upgrade to business.

Your group will get a comfortable minibus, rooms in 4 stars hotel Sputnik, professional guides, and extended excursion program for VIP group including visiting all space museums' facilities of Baikonur available for civil visitors.

Of course, prelaunch events, observation of the launch, and permission for photo and video shooting are included into your VIP package.

Some useful information: Wi-Fi is available in the Sputnik hotel. They use Russian rubles as currency in Baikonur so you need to have some cash with you but ATM is available if you forget.

Soyuz MS-18 will take into space cosmonauts Commander Oleg Viktorovich Novitsky in his third flight to space, Flight Engineer Pyotr Valerievich Dubrov, and Flight Engineer Sergei Vladimirovich Korsakov.

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