Astronauts return to Earth after completion of the mission in space


The Russian spacecraft module, Soyuz MS-01, with three crew members on board, successfully landed on the 30th of October, on the ground of Kazakhstan, informed the Space Flight Control Center (PPA) of Russia.

This capsule returned to Earth with the astronauts, Anatoli Ivanishin (Russian), Takutya Onishi (Japanese) and Kathleen Rubins (American), who participated in a mission of nearly four months on the International Space Station (ISS).

During his stay on the ISS, the three astronauts conducted about 40 scientific experiments. The MS-01, was the first ship of the new Soyuz model, and it landed about 140 km southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan.

“The crew are well,” said a CCVE spokesman quoted by elements of the Russian press.

On board the ISS remains the Russians, Sergei Rizhikov and Andrei Borisenko and American Shane Kimbrough, who arrived at the space station on the 21rsr October.