At MCC, spoke about the health of returning from the ISS astronauts

At MCC, spoke about the health of returning from the ISS astronauts

KOROLEV (Moscow region), 3 Jun — RIA Novosti. Russian cosmonaut, NASA astronaut and JAXA astronaut returning to Earth from the ISS, began to be evacuated from the descent capsule of the spaceship “Soyuz MS-07”, told reporters in Moscow MCC.

“The health of crew good,” said a commentator at Mission control.

At the moment of touching the ground unit in the MCC for the first time could not hear the applause: thus, the “old tradition”, when the landing crew was accompanied by applause for the first time was broken.

The Soyuz parachutes have opened and the three Exp 55 crew members are just minutes away from landing in Kazakhstan after 168 days in space. #AskNASA

— Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) on 3 June 2018.

Came back to Earth, Russian cosmonaut Anton shkaplerov, NASA astronaut Scott tingle and JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanae. After undocking of “Soyuz MS-07” from the ISS began its work long expedition ISS-56, whose commander was an American astronaut Andrew Feustel. Flight engineers of expedition Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev and NASA astronaut Richard Arnold. Together, they will perform all of to conduct scientific experiments, while on 8 June, the station arrives the next crew, expedition ISS-56, will start work at full strength.

The ship undocked from the ISS at 12.16 GMT, while its propulsion system is involved for braking at 14.48 GMT. At 15.17 GMT the spacecraft entered the dense layers of the atmosphere. At 15.26 GMT was given the command to open the main parachute. The landing took place in 15.41 GMT.