|Russian Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft landed.
On May 14, 2013 at 02:31 UTC the Russian "Soyuz TMA-07M” landing capsule landed safely at a distance of 146 kilometers to South-East from the city of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.
The spacecraft delivered to Earth the 3 members of ISS’s Expedition 35 – Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko (center), Canadian astronaut Christopher Hadfield (left) and American astronaut Thomas Marshburn.
Photo by NASA
They spent in space 145 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes.
Three other ISS crew members – Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin as well as American astron
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|Russian Soyuz TMA-07M undocked from ISS.
On May 13, 2013 at 23:08 UTC (on May 14 at 03:08 Moscow time) the Russian "Soyuz TMA-07M” spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station to deliver to Earth the 3 members of Expedition 35 – Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, Canadian astronaut Christopher Hadfield and American astronaut Thomas Marshburn.
|Emergency spacewalk performed by 2 astronauts.
On May 11, 2013 American astronauts Tomas Marshburn and Christopher Cassidy conducted an emergency spacewalk to inspect and replace a device believed to be the source of an ammonia leak in the orbiting laboratory's power system. The space walkers successfully installed a new pump controller box, which contains the mechanical systems that drive the cooling functions, after removing the old one suspected of leaking flakes of frozen ammonia coolant two days earlier.
The spacewalk, the third for both Cassidy and Marshburn, who conducted two spacewalks together in July 2009, began at 12:44 UTC. It lasted five and a half hours, an hour less than expected.
|3 satellites launched from Kuru.
On May 7, 2013 at 02:06 UTC the "Vega” (VV02) rocket-carrier was launched from Kourou Cosmodrome in French Guiana. The rocket orbited 3 satellites. Two Earth observation satellites, ESA's "Proba-V” and Vietnamese "VNREDSat 1A”, and Estonia's first satellite ESTCube 1, were released into different orbits.
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