Russian Soyuz Rocket to Bring ISS Crew Back to Earth on Sept. 11

Author: us-russia
Comments: 0
Category: News
Russian Soyuz Rocket to Bring ISS Crew Back to Earth on Sept. 11
Published 4-09-2013, 16:18
MOSCOW, September 4 (RIA Novosti) – Three crew members of the International Space Station(ISS) will return back to Earth aboard Russia’s Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft on September 11, a Russian mission control center spokesman said Wednesday.

The spacecraft will carry Roscosmos cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin and NASA astronaut Christopher Cassidy, who arrived at the ISS in March.

"The undocking of the Soyuz-TMA-08M from the ISS is scheduled for 3:34 Moscow time on September 11 [GMT 23:34, September 10]. The landing capsule with two cosmonauts and one astronaut is due to touch the ground later in the day, at 6:59 Moscow time [2:59 GMT], in Kazakhstan,”

After the departure, the ISS crew will comprise Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, and astronauts Karen Nyberg of NASA and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency.

They will be joined by Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky and NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins, who will blast off for the station in a Soyuz-TMA10M spacecraft at 00:58 Moscow time on September 26 (GMT 20:58, September 25).

 

RIA Novosti

Comments: 0
Category: News
Experts' Panel
Are the U.S. and Russia...
The Sunday, February 24 edition of Russian state television’s...
Are the U.S. and Russia...
Top
popular in the journal
Are the U.S. and Russia...

Are the U.S. and Russia...

The Sunday, February 24 edition of Russian state television’s flagship program News of the Week with Dmitry Kiselyov provided a detailed description of the ...
«Война и мир»: актуальность...

«Война и мир»: актуальность...

«Война и мир»: актуальность событий 1812 года, описанных Толстым, по отношению к глобальным событиям настоящего времени
Donald Trump: the guy at the next...

Donald Trump: the guy at the next...

Surely Donald Trump is the least "presidential” Chief Executive of the United States we have ever known. And that, above all, may explain why he is likely to be ...
Ханойский саммит: перспективы

Ханойский саммит: перспективы

Сегодня в Москве на площадке дискуссионного клуба Валдай состоялась экспертная дискуссия, посвящённая предстоящему саммиту лидеров США и Северной Кореи
Tony Kevin: The West’s Russia...

Tony Kevin: The West’s Russia...

In Red Square, Moscow’s stylish skaters glide expertly under sparkling Christmas holiday lights to the music of Tchaikovsky. Hundreds of strolling Chinese tourists take ...