ISS: Russian Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft undocked from ISS

Three crew members from Expeditions 52 and 53 to the International Space Station (ISS) will return to planet Earth on Thursday, after their Russian MS-05 spacecraft was undocked in video footage released by NASA on Thursday. After spending 139 days in space, astronauts Expedition 53 Comander Randy Bresnik, Flight Engineers Paolo Nespoli and Sergei Ryazansky left the ISS aboard the Russian Soyuz... Еще MS-05 spacecraft. In a farewell speech, Expedition 53 Commander Bresnik thanked members of his crew and was optimistic about the contribution the expedition had made to human discovery. «We couldn’t have done it without all our ground teams the world over working so hard to make this successful mission. The fact that this international partnership allows this open laboratory to do these 17 years and beyond. It's just something that will be legacy for all human kind,» he said. Earlier, Bresnik handed over command of the station to Roscosmos's Alexander Misurkin. Soyuz MS-05 undocked from the ISS at 05:14 (UTC) on Thursday morning and the ship is due to land in central Kazakhstan at 08:38 (UTC).

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