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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The capsule with the ISS crew entered the atmosphere


Reentry capsule of manned spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-20M” with the ISS crew, composed of astronauts of Roskosmos Alexei Ovchinin, Oleg Violin and NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams began entering the dense layers of Earth’s atmosphere.

“There was a separation from the lander household, and instrumentation and propulsion compartment. The capsule with the astronauts entered the dense layers of Earth’s atmosphere”, — said the representative of the mission control Center.

Launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome space spacecraft in a new series “Soyuz MS-02” with a new crew rotation for the International space station is scheduled for 23 September at 21:17 GMT.

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