Guests and staff "Yangan-Tau" resort had the opportunity to communicate with the legendary figure Viktor Savinykh.
Soviet cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, the scientist, the organizer of training in higher education, doctor of technical sciences, professor, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences for the first time chose to holiday resort "Yangan-Tau."
Meeting with Viktor Petrovich was opened showing fragments from the film "The Battle of Fireworks", which is dedicated to one of the most disturbing chapters in the history of Russian cosmonautics - docking with the published out of control "Salyut-7" Mission Control Center station and "Soyuz T- 13". The price of success was high in all senses: it is a victory in the age-old rivalry between the Soviet and American space, the loss of the station, the risk of declassification technology, and most importantly, the possible death of the crew of the ship "Soyuz T-13."
On the return station of the mission was entrusted to the two astronauts: the ship's captainVladimir Dzhanibekov and flight engineer Viktor Savinykh. Despite the incredible complexity of the maneuver from a technical point of view and a lot of risk with which it was paired, the crew has successfully completed its task.
After the show, Viktor Petrovich commented from his point of view, the facts noted in the film, described their feelings and sensations, during this operation, and shared information about the state of Russian cosmonautics today in general.
During the speech, one could ask him questions. Not without its traditional, as it turned out, inquiries about aliens, faith and clarifying questions about whether the Earth really is round. Also, the guest told about its core business - the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography, in which he is president.
In the end, under a storm of applause Savinykh signed autographs most active participants of the conversation, everyone can take a picture with an astronaut on the memory of the interesting night out in the resort.