Lecture on the Universe and exclusive films: What to do during Space Week at the VDNKh

Lecture on the Universe and exclusive films: What to do during Space Week at the VDNKh
Guests will learn about the brightest astronomical objects — quasars, the robot revolution and the future of Russian cosmonautics.

Space Week will take place at the Robostation interactive exhibition (VDNKh, Pavilion No. 2) on between 18 and 25 November.

It will begin with a free lecture by popular blogger Vitaly Yegorov who is known online as Zelenyikot. At 6 pm on 18 November, he will talk to the audience about the first explorers of the Universe and the challenges faced by the risk-takers who have decided to become cosmonauts.

Guests will also learn how the space industry has changed in Russia since the launch of the world’s first artificial satellite and what the future holds for Russian cosmonautics.

Guests will also be able to see exclusive films. Discovery Channel programmes from the How the Universe Works series will be shown on a big screen every day of the week. They will be able see the following films: Double Sun: Secrets of other planets, The Unknown Mercury, Quasar’s Mystery, The Shadiest Story of the Solar System, Uranus and Neptune: the Rise of the Icy Giants, and The End of the Milky Way, as well as the Robot Revolution: Futurescape with James Woods.

Films will be shown between 19 and 24 November. The schedule will be published on the Robostation website. Admission is free but registration is required.