Russia: 'It worked like a clock' — Cosmonaut Training Centre chief lauds Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft touchdown

Russian cosmonaut Roskosmos Fyodor Yurchikhin greeted his friends and family after the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft made a landing at the Chkalovsky Airfield at 04:22 local time (01:22 GMT) on Sunday morning. NASA astronauts Jack Fisher and Peggy Whitson were also on board. In an interview following the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft landing, head of the Cosmonaut Training Centre Yury Lonchakov spoke... Еще positively of the operation , saying that «it worked like a clock.» Lonchakov followed, «The communication was good. Usually from 80 to 40 kilometers, when the apparatus descends, the plasma bond disappears. This time, the connection was very stable. After 40 kilometers we heard the crew. They were in a good and vigourous state of health. We watched how the dome opened at an altitude of 10 kilometers.»
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