Soyuz MS-13 undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Poisk module at 0550 GMT on 6 February 2019. On board were Cosmonaut Aleksandr Skvortsov, commanding Soyuz MS-13 along with NASA’s Christina Koch and ESA’S Luca Parmitano. Soyuz MS-13 fired deorbit engine at 0818 GMT.  With a standard re-entry having taken place and the parachutes deploying as planned, Soyuz MS-13 landed safely at 0914 GMT near Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.

Christina Koch manages a wave as she is helped from the Soyuz MS-13 capsule. Courtesy: NASA TV via spaceflightnow.com

After 328 days in orbit, Koch becames the woman with the longest stay in orbit.

Apart from the helicoptered in medical crew, the welcoming party included two local horsemen and a dog.

Soyuz MS-13 is welcomed by a helicopter, two horsemen and a dog. Courtesy: NASA TV via spaceflightnow.com