- 1 Mar 2017 7:00 AM
The community near the Ukrainian border was chosen because it is the birthplace of Bertalan Farkas, the first Hungarian cosmonaut.
Gyulaháza mayor Béla Bardi told szon.hu website that he only sought funds for a showroom to display an exhibition on the history of space flight and aviation that had been on show in the town’s now closed Transport Museum.
It then became a “space centre,” but what that means is not specified by Magyar Közlöny nor the mayor, 444 observes.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
This news item is one of many published daily by HATC, a premier subscription news service which distributes English-language info about Hungary via email or fax. For a free trial of HATC visit www.hatc.hu and click on 'Free Trial Subscription’.