Soyuz TMA-016M lands with crew of three

by | Sep 17, 2015 | ESA, International Space Station, NASA, Russia, Soyuz | 0 comments

The manned spacecraft, Soyuz TMA-016M, undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) at 2139 GMT on 11 September 2015, to return three crew to Earth.  After its re-entry the descent capsule of the Soyuz TMA-016M touched down at 0051 GMT on 12 September near Dzhezkazgan in Central Kazakhstan. Aboard the spacecraft’s return capsule were Cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, ESA Astronaut Andreas Morgensen and Kazakh Cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov.

During his latest mission to Space, Cosmonaut Gennady Padalka achieved the record of the most number of (non-continuous) days in orbit.  His total of 879 days in orbit over five missions breaks the previous record of 803 days which was held by Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev.   The other two returned crew only spent just over a week aboard the ISS having arrived on Soyuz TMA-018M.

 

 

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