Sailboat Pallada solemnly met in Vladivostok

Sailboat "Pallada" solemnly met in Vladivostok after the hundred-day expedition.


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Training sailing vessel "Pallada" returned to Vladivostok from the International transpacific expedition on the 50th anniversary of the space flight YA Gagarin and 270th anniversary of the discovery of Russian America by Russian seafarers.

1 July 2011 cadets went on an expedition, the main aim of which was to attract the world’s attention to the achievements of the Russian space.
42 cadets from Dal’rybvtuz and 59 students from Kamchatka State Technical University visited six U.S. ports: Kodiak, Sitka, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu and the Canadian port of Victoria, breaking the 12 thousand miles.


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— Our students honorably carried the banner of the Russian flag, — said the rector Dal’rybvtuz George Kim. — They have shown extraordinary resilience and courage in difficult situations, of which there were many in our way. During the expedition, all, without exception, the students UPS "Pallada" successfully passed the exam on-board systems.

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During the cruise, the students visited a number of attractions, including the famous Space Needle, Fort Ross, Pearl Harbor, Battleship Missouri and other places. During the voyage on board the "Pallas", there were several major events, including the 22th birthday of the ship. In addition, the "Pallas" double-crossed the meridian 180 — date line. Thus, the crew experienced one day twice.


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