The cosmodrome occupies the total area of 6717 square kilometers. The routes from Baikonur extend to thousand kilometers above territory of Russia and bordering states. The world's first artificial satellite of the Earth, as well as the first artificial satellites of the Sun, of the Moon and of the Venus were launched from the Baikonur. It was the Baikonur where the first man of the Earth was launched into space from.
The trip program includes a familiarization with the cosmodrome launching and engineering facilities, a visit to the Yu.Gagarin's museum and living apartments, meetings with managing personnel and employees of the space terminal. The helicopter panoramic tour is also available.
Directly before the space vehicle launch you can get acquainted with its crew, attend a space suits donning and integrity check procedures and a press - conference. You can also witness a space rocket roll-out from the assembly building to its launching site and see off the crew to the launch.