Soyuz TMA-017M unhooks from ISS and returns to Earth with its three crew

by | Dec 15, 2015 | International Space Station, Russia, Satellites, Soyuz | 0 comments

The Soyuz TMA-017M spacecraft undocked from Rassvet module of ISS at 0947 GMT on 11 December 2015. Aboard the Soyuz were its commander Oleg Kononenko, Japanese flight engineer Kimiya Yui and NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren. Following undocking the Soyuz had a few hours of free flight before conducting its deorbit burn at 1217 GMT and re-entering Earth’s atmosphere and landing in Kazakhstan at 1315 GMT.

 

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