A holiday that’s out of this world

The Science Museum s new blockbuster exhibition, Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age, opened this month in London. If you want to find out more about how humankind has made its first great leaps into the heavens, here are the most stellar locations on planet Earth.

Star City, Russia
Deep in a forest northeast of Moscow is the closed town where the space age was born. Since 1960, Russia has run a cosmonaut training centre at Star City.

Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space and Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman and the only one to fly solo, lived and worked

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