«Soyuz MS-08» with three astronauts will return to Earth October 4

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The spacecraft «Soyuz MS-08» with Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev and NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold aboard will return to Earth October 4, reported RIA Novosti the Moscow mission control Center (MCC).

«According to preliminary estimated data, the spacecraft undocked from the ISS is scheduled at 11.22 GMT. Landing is expected in 14.44 MSK», — said the representative of MCC.

The ship was launched rocket «Soyuz-FG» from Baikonur on the evening of 21 March, and after two days of flight, on 24 March, it was docked with the International space station.

The crew took to the station the official ball of the world Cup Telstar 18. He was returned to Earth by another Russian cosmonaut Anton shkaplerov arrived on the ISS earlier Artemyev.

Artemyev along with Sergey Prokopyeva (arrived on the ISS on the «Union MS-09» June 8) was released on 15 August in an outdoor space for the installation of equipment of the Russian-German experiment on monitoring of wild animals and birds ICARUS. They spent aboard the station for almost eight hours — a half hour longer than expected due to difficulties in routing cables on the outer surface of the station.

In addition, astronauts voted on the election of the head of the Moscow region on 9 September directly from the ISS.

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