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May 14, 2014
Categories: ISS, JAXA, NASA, Roscosmos, Soyuz, Space

On May 14, at 05.57, Moscow time Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft descent module successfully landed in Kazakhstan, Zhekazgan region . The landing took place in accordance with the plans. Roscosmos cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin (Russia), NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio (USA) and JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata (Japan) returned from the ISS onboard the spacecraft.

Soyuz TMA-11M was orbited with the help of Soyuz-FG booster launched from Baikonur spaceport  on November 7, 2013. Six hours after the launch Soyuz TMA-11M successfully docked with Rassvet research module of Russian ISS segment.

After the spacecraft was undocked from the station ISS-40 crew consisting of Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev and NASA astronaut Steven Swanson continues working onboard the ISS.

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