Village To Host HUF 3bn Space Centre

  • 1 Mar 2017 7:00 AM
Village To Host HUF 3bn Space Centre
The government plans to build a "space centre" at a cost of Ft 3 billion in Gyulaháza, a village of fewer than 2,000 inhabitants, according to the latest Magyar Közlöny.

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 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

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