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DATE: September 15th, 2015
TIME: 14h30 – 15h30
INVITED TALK: Russian cosmonaut’s work experience
PRESENTER: Sergei Krikalev
Space flight is a very dangerous and complicated job and only the strongest and bravest men can achieve the title of Hero and pilot-cosmonaut. We are proud that the first cosmonaut was born in Russia – Yury Gagarin, and we know that his footsteps are taken by the bravest people in Russia.
Sergei Krikalev had 6 spaceflights and has logged a total of 803 days and 9 hours and 39 minutes in space.
- Russian cosmonaut and Hero of the Russian Federation and Soviet Union who has many government awards
- Officer of the Legion of Honour (France)
- NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal (USA)
- Three NASA Space Flight Medals (USA)
DATE: September 16th, 2015
INVITED TALK: History of Russian cosmonautics from the 19th to the 21st century
PRESENTER: Irina Golovkina, Museum of Cosmonautics
For centuries, humans have dreamed about space exploration. Nowadays the dream comes true. The space exploration is the ongoing discovery and exploration of celestial structures in outer space by means of continuously evolving and growing space technology.
We want to present the history and the main steps in the field of space exploration in Russia.
This event is well-known all over the world, but Russian experts did a lot in the field of space exploration.
From this invited talk you will learn information about the experts working in the space industry and the achievements of Russia in the space field.
DATE: September 17th, 2015
INVITED TALK: With respect to the native Russian
PRESENTER: : Maria Sukhorukova, Private speaker
What first of all associates with the concept «Russian»? For the majority of foreigners Russia associates as a cold country where you can see beautiful women and in which the traditional drink is vodka.
This Russian traditional drink is included as a component of many cocktails. But not many people know about its history.
Where did vodka appear? When? From what products is it produced? How is this traditional drink connected to the Russian history? What types of vodka are? What are the most famous cocktails with this ingredient?
You will learn this and other information about this traditional Russian drink from this invited talk.