A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

Let us visit a Star City and look at the working conditions of Russian astronauts.

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

At the entrance to one of the buildings there is a notice saying that employees must present their secret documents for control. The atmosphere of espionage borders with that of indifference.

A Visit To The Star City

The centrifuge is used while training astronauts. The cabin is 18 m away the center. It was built in the end of 1970s in close cooperation of 11 countries. Meanwhile a small door was found in the wall.

A Visit To The Star City

There was a Christmas tree in the room and two cabins for the centrifuges.

A Visit To The Star City

Steel gates.

A Visit To The Star City

The centrifugal cabin.

A Visit To The Star City

Can it be some secret Soviet information?

A Visit To The Star City

A standard Soviet poster.

A Visit To The Star City

The guide is saying that the place is very classified. The fact that the object was built by 11 countries doesn’t  count.

A Visit To The Star City

A modern TVset and an ancient socket.

A Visit To The Star City

The front part of the centrifuge.

A Visit To The Star City

General view.

A Visit To The Star City

An unknown conference hall.

A Visit To The Star City

The astronaut tell the visitors about the internal structure of the cabin. A person who is inside it occupies the position of an embryo. His condition is controlled by numerous sensors and cameras. He holds a special lever in his hand. In case the person loses his consciousness he will drop the lever and the centrifuge will stop at once.

A Visit To The Star City

This special swimming pool is also used for training purposes. To open the door it is necessary to dial a code.

A Visit To The Star City

Astronauts in space units occupy their place in the device and start immersion.

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

The third building contains models of space modules.

A Visit To The Star City

A museum is located in the same building.

A Visit To The Star City

Another simulation.

A Visit To The Star City

Control room.

A Visit To The Star City

The cabin is an exact copy of cosmic module.

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

Model of MIR station.

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

This is Maxim Suraev, an astronaut from the ISS (International Space Station). He would have posted many pictures of the ISS if  a nice Internet connection was available. Now the connection is adjusted and as soon as it happened the American astronaut ordered flowers for his wife right from the orbit.

A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

The people who work in the Star City are very enthusiastic about what they do. They mainly used Soviet developments in their work. Now Government is trying to attract young people to work in the area offering high salaries and affordable housing.

via camerakid 

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