Russian trio returns to Earth from space station on Sputnik anniversary

05 October, 2018, 18:28 | Author: Emmett Howard
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Their tour of duty in space amounted to 197 days, highlighted by three spacewalks undertaken by Feustel and Arnold to replace and upgrade space station equipment.

Many Russian cosmonauts, past and present, train and stay with their families in this facility, which is run by Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, it added.

Thursday, October 4, with the worldwide space station (ISS) returns to the Ground 56 expedition.

Lander spacecraft Soyuz MS-08 is one of Russian Federation cosmonaut and two American astronauts returned to NASA from the worldwide space station to Earth.

The spacewalkers also replaced components of the space station's cooling system and communications network, and installed new wireless communication antennas for external experiments.

The duo of NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are slated to launch towards the spacecraft on October 11th, officially joining the Expedition 57 crew later that same day.

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A Russian scientist who was to join the crew was pulled from the mission because the instruments he has been trained to use have been pushed back to a later date.

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"Russian media recently reported that General Director Rogozin said the hole was not a manufacturing defect. The International Space Station Program is tentatively planning a spacewalk in November to gather more information".

Feustel, 53, invoked Hollywood comedy actor Jack Black's character Nacho Libre as he tweeted farewell to life on the space station.

While aboard the ISS, Arnold, who has a teaching background, gave lessons on space that Sharon Christa McAuliffe - one of seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger accident in 1986 - had originally been supposed to teach.

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