Expedition54 close. The Three Men After Spending 168 Days in ISS Returned to Planet Earth.
Thursday - March 1, 2018 1:15 pm , Category : WTN SPECIAL
Astronaut Joe Acaba, Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei r after spending 168 days in space landed back to planet Earth. In the South East of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan the trio, touchdown at 9:31 p.m.
It is over more than seventeen years that humans had lived and worked consecutively aboard at the International Space Station 'ISS', advancing scientific Knowledge and demonstrating new technologies, making the breakthroughs in technologies test not possible on earth. More than two hundred people from eighteen countries have visited the unique microgravity Lab that has hosted twenty-one thousand of research investigations from the researcher in more than 95 countries.
Latest in the series the Expedition 54 crew was on the International Space Station. Expedition 54's Commander Alexander Misurkin of Russia along with his crewmates Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba joined the crew of team 53 on September 13th, 2017. They were joined by On Dec. 17, 2017, Norishige Kanai, Anton Shkaplerov and Scott Tingle who were launched to the space station in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.
NASA astronauts Joe Acaba who conducted spacewalk(one time) and Mark Vande Hei who experienced 4, spacewalks during his stay of five and a month along with cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin(one-time spacewalker) of the Russian space agency Roscosmos returned to Earth. Their Soyuz spacecraft landed in Kazakhstan.
#ICYMI, three humans safely landed back on planet Earth at 9:31pm ET after five and a half months in space. Discover more about their mission to @Space_Station and back: https://t.co/vBm2uuc5TG pic.twitter.com/xVaNScIs0m— NASA (@NASA) February 28, 2018
Tingle, Shkaplerov and Kanai are expected to return to Earth in April after continuing to the part of Expedition 55. - Window To News
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