Three members of the crew of the International space station landed in the descent capsule of the spaceship “Soyuz MS-04”. As reported by RIA Novosti, told reporters at the mission control Center.
Have returned to Earth Roscosmos cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fisher. Landing of the descent capsule was carried out in Kazakhstan in accordance with the schedule.
“According to the report search and rescue service, the operational-technical group evacuated astronauts from the descent module. The health of crew good”, — reported in the MCC.
Fisher and Yurchikhin were on the ISS 136 days. Whitson, who arrived on the ISS with the previous crew, spent at the station 290 days.
Work in orbit until arrival at the ISS of the next expedition ISS will continue 53/54 Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, American Randolph Breznik and Italian Paolo Nespoli.
The launch of “Soyuz MS-06” with the crew of the next mission to the ISS is scheduled for September 13 from the Baikonur cosmodrome. In the main crew includes Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and NASA astronauts mark Vande Hai and Joseph Aqaba.