June 25, 2019
Categories: ISS, Soyuz

The crew of the “Soyuz MS-11” spacecraft, undocked today from the International Space Station (ISS), safely returned to Earth.

The landing capsule with cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, astronauts David Saint-Jacques and Anne McClain landed on June 25, 2019 at 05:48 (Moscow time).

All operations on descent from orbit and landing went smoothly, the crew feels good.

The spaceship “Soyuz MS-11” was in the station since December 3, 2018.

The duration of the flight of the ISS-58/59 expedition was 204 days.

During their stay on the International Space Station, the crew fully implemented the program of applied research and experiments under the long expedition program of the ISS-58 and ISS-59, supported the station’s operation and performed works on equipping it with equipment, delivered by cargo ships.

For commander Oleg Kononenko this was the fourth flight into Earth orbit.

At the moment, he is the record for the duration of his stay on the International Space Station – 737 days.

In this expedition Oleg Kononenko made two spacewalks.

The first one on December 11-12, 2018 together with cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, lasting 7 hours and 45 minutes.

The second on May 29-30, 2019 together with the cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, lasting 6 hours 1 minute.

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