The lander spacecraft of the new series “Soyuz MS” with the International space station (ISS) landed on Sunday morning in Kazakhstan, reported in the Moscow mission control Center. On the new “Union” returned to Earth three crew members.

According to TASS, on the screen in MCC appeared the inscription: “the landing!”. After that, the search for the capsule, which landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan, has sent search and rescue teams.

Capsule found at 148 km South-East of the city Zheskazgan, in a given area. As transfers “Interfax”, the three members of the ISS crew evacuated from the lander squad.

“Union MS”, the first manned spacecraft in a new series on the Ground
returned Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, astronaut, JAXA
Takui Onishi and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins. In space, they had 115 days.

Up to the arrival at the ISS of the next expedition, the work in orbit will continue the crew consisting of Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov, Andrei Borisenko and NASA astronaut Robert Kimbrough.

The next expedition will travel to the ISS on 17 November, the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, astronaut of the European space Agency (ESA) Frenchman Thomas Sands and NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson.

The lander vehicle #Souss Anatoly Ivanishin, Takuya Onishi and Kathleen Rubins landed safely! pic.twitter.com/23slgkOTfM



The astronauts returned to the ISS on the new “Union” 30.10.2016

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