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Want to speak real Russian from your first lesson? Sign up for your free lifetime account at RussianPod101.com. Are we on the moon? Всем привет(Vsem privet)! Hi, everyone! It’s me Katushya, and today, our topic is Cosmonautics Day, yeah! Now, so what kind of words can we learn today? Let’s begin! День космонавтики (Den' kasmanaftiki) “Cosmonautics Day” Cosmonautics Day This is a holiday we usually celebrate on April 12. Сегодня мы будем праздновать день космонавтики. (Sevodnya my budem praznavat' den' kasmanaftiki.) “Today we will celebrate Cosmonautics Day.” Юрий Гагарин (Yuriy Gagarin) “Yuriy Gagarin” Юрий Гагарин стал первым человеком, полетевшим в открытый космос. (Yuriy Gagarin stal pervym chelavekam, paletefshym v atkrytyy kosmas.) “Yuriy Gagarin was the first man to fly to open space.” I’m sure you heard about Yuriy Gagarin. He’s the first man to be in space so now we celebrate in the memory of him. Cool man! космический корабль “kasmicheskiy karabl'” (spacecraft/spaceship) Космический корабль готов для отправления. (Kasmicheskiy karabl' gatof dlya atpravleniya.) “Spacecraft is ready to be launched.” международная космическая станция (mezhdunarodnaya kasmicheskaya stantsyya) “The international space station” Я бы хотел побывать на международной космической станции. (Ya by khatel pabyvat' na mezhdunarodnay kasmicheskay stantsyi.) “I would love to visit international space station.” космическая вечеринка (kasmicheskaya vecherinka) “space party” This day, many cafes or restaurants are trying to create some special Cosmonautics Day menus and many clubs are offering so-called space parties. You can have fun and enjoy space concept performances. “I’m so excited to go to the space party.” Я не могу дождаться, когда я пойду на космическую вечеринку. (Ya ne magu dazhdatsa, kagda ya paydu na kasmicheskuyu vecherinku.) So, here we go, Cosmonautics Day. Maybe you heard about it for the first time, but yes, April 12th is another holiday for Russia. Now, keep in touch and don’t forget to subscribe. See you later! Пока-пока (paka-paka)!