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The Soyuz MS-17 delivered a crew to Earth from the International Space Station

The Soyuz MS-17 delivered a crew to Earth from the International Space Station

Roscosmos safely delivered Mission 64 members to the International Space Station to Earth. A capsule was used during the mission Soyuz MS-17. Landing took place on April 17 in Kazakhstan in the morning. The crew returned after 185 days on the International Space Station.

Russian astronauts were part of the returning crew Sergey Nikolaevich Rijikov and Sergey Kud-Shwerchko And NASA astronaut – Kate Robins. The three flew to the International Space Station in October 2020. It was time for them to return.

Photo: NASA Television

Astronaut Kate Robins (left), astronauts Sergey Nikolayevich Rijikov and Sergey Cod-Swerchko

On April 22nd to the International Space Station Another crew is going to fly. There will be two astronauts from NASA and one each from the European Space Agency and JAXA. This time the mission will not be completed with Soyuz, but with the used Falcon 9 missile and Dragon capsule, which belongs to SpaceX.

Sojuzy are still proven vessels, and as such they are in use all the time. NASA has used its sites for years, but is now focused on collaborating with SpaceX.

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