JUNE 1, 2021
On International Children's Day, June 1, Gorky Park hosted the nationwide festival "Big Break," attended by over 10,000 children who were winners in 12 competition categories: science and technology, arts and creativity, volunteering, journalism and new media, historical memory, healthy lifestyle, ecology, urban studies, travel and tourism, educational technologies, and youth entrepreneurship. Among the 20 active zones at the festival, the most expansive was the "Lunar Base" by the State Corporation "Roscosmos".
In the outdoor interactive educational space "Lunar Base," three thematic blocks were presented:

  • Interactive Exhibition Space: An exhibition featuring unique exhibits from the State Corporation "Roscosmos" and a 3D photo zone (bullet time).
  • Planetarium: Engaging scientific-educational and documentary films dedicated to space.
  • Workshop Zone: Schoolchildren had the opportunity to participate in various workshops including "Space Systems Engineering," "Rover Building" - creating their own rover models using 3D pens,
  • Rocket Modeling, and SkillCity - an introduction to future professions and the skills needed for specialists in the aerospace industry.
As part of the program aboard the International Space Station (ISS), all participants were congratulated by the Russian crew - Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Petr Dubrov, who wished the children new knowledge and discoveries, as well as the opportunity to see the Earth from space in the future. Additionally, there was a meeting with the Hero of Russia, Russian cosmonaut Andrey Borisenko, who not only shared interesting facts about space and the life of cosmonauts but also conducted an autograph session. During the event, "Lunar Base" was visited by more than five thousand children from across the country.