On June 18, 2016 at 09:15 UTC the Russian “Soyuz TMA-19M” landing capsule landed safely in a distance of 150 kilometers from the city of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.
photo by NASA
The spacecraft delivered to Earth the 3 members of ISS’s Expedition 47 – Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, American astronaut Timothy Kopra and British astronaut Timothy Peake. They spent in space 186 days. Three other ISS crew members – Russian cosmonauts Aleksey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka as well as American astronaut Jeffrey Williams remained in orbit aboard the International Space Station as the Expedition 48 crew. The undocking of Soyuz TMA-19M marked the end of Expedition 47 and the start of Expedition 48.