«Soyuz MS-06» returning astronauts began engine braking

© Photo : page GK «Rosatom» Twitter/Alexander Misorganisation ship Union. Archive photo«Soyuz MS-06» returning astronauts began engine braking© Photo : page GK «Rosatom» Twitter/Alexander Misurkin

The spacecraft «Soyuz MS-06» with three returning from the ISS to Earth by the astronauts started the engine braking, told reporters in Moscow mission control Center.

The ship undocked from the International space station in 2.08. The propulsion system involved in the estimated time – 4.39 GMT.

Soon the «Union» will enter the dense layers of the atmosphere – it has to happen in 5.09. Overload about 4G, the crew will experience 05.11 and 05.17 command is given to the opening of the main parachute. It is expected that the landing capsule of «Soyuz MS-06» will land in the steppes of Kazakhstan at 146 kilometers Southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan at 05.31 GMT.

You return to Earth Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and American astronaut mark Vande Hai Jo Aqaba. The crew had the station for 168 days. On the ISS until the next crew (55/56) were Russian Anton shkaplerov, American Scott tingle and Japanese Norishige Kanae.