Never Stop Moving: Win a once-in-a-lifetime journey around the world with Maurice Lacroix and Kuoni
Zurich, 10. May 2011 – Five global cities, two weeks and one traveller. That’s the once-in-a-lifetime prize being offered by Swiss watch manufacturer Maurice Lacroix and the globally-active travel organisation Kuoni. Under the slogan “Never Stop Moving”, the idea for the competition was created to help launch Maurice Lacroix’s new automatic masterpiece models which are based on the principle of constant movement. A principle the lucky winner will live to the full in each incredible destination. In addition to exploring each city’s most exclusive spots thanks to Kuoni, they might also meet some of Maurice Lacroix’s inspirational brand ambassadors – among them, music legend Sir Bob Geldof. It truly is a money-can’t-buy experience. And best of all, anyone can apply via Facebook.
FORTIS gets a bit smarter ... and is very well prepared for the communication in the new decade
For some days the new mobile version of the FORTIS web page has been online.
The troublesome trip from Mars back to Earth - FORTIS Mars 500 mission report 5
The "landing" on Mars has been finally reached and now, after over 310 days of isolation the Mars 500 crew is on their way home. Since this will take another 7 months, this is from the psychological point of view one - or if not THE- most difficult part of the journey.
ISS CREW 27 ready for docking at the ISS
After the formal renewal of FORTIS being the official supplier of the Federal Space Agency Roscosmos, Moscow and the Star City Cosmonauts Training Center, the three new members of the ISS Crew 27 started off to the ISS on April 4th on a Yuri Gagarin memorial flight.
The Russian cosmonauts Andrey Borisenko and Alexander Samokutyaev and their colleague, US astronaut Ron Garan, launched in their Soyuz "Yuri Gagarin" spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Their journey takes 2 days before they dock at the ISS on April 7th at approximately midnight (GMT).
Message in a bottle - FORTIS Mars 500 mission report 4
One-third of the long way to Mars has already been covered by the crew of the Mars 500 mission. Among many experiments and tasks the crew didn't miss the chance to celebrate Halloween. But there's also time for a more serious recreational activity: Romain Charles is teached his colleague Wang Yue in Chinese and calligraphy.