«Soyuz MS-06» with three astronauts undocked from the ISS

© NASAМеждународная space station. Archival photo«Soyuz MS-06» with three astronauts undocked from the ISS© NASA

The spacecraft «Soyuz MS-06» with three astronauts undocked from the International space station and began the return to Earth, told reporters on the night of Wednesday in the Moscow mission control Center.

«There is a discharging mode of decoupling,» said the commentator start-up.

In 04.39 engines «Union» included the braking and 5.09 will enter the Earth’s atmosphere. 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 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.

Misurkin and Shkaplerov put on 3 February a new record for duration in space among the Russian cosmonauts. They worked 8 hours 13 minutes 6 minutes longer than the previous record holders Sergei Ryazansky and Oleg Kotov.

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