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Main » 2017 » April » 20 » Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft landed.


Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft landed.
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On April 10, 2017 at 11:21 UTC the Russian “Soyuz MS-02” landing capsule landed safely in a distance of about 147 kilometers to south-east from the city of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

photo by NASA

The spacecraft delivered to Earth the 3 members of ISS’s Expedition 50 – Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko as well as American astronaut Robert Kimbrough. They spent in space 173 days. Three other ISS crew members – Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and American astronaut Peggy Whitson remained in orbit aboard the International Space Station as the Expedition 51 crew. The undocking of Soyuz MS-02 marked the end of Expedition 50 and the start of Expedition 51.

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