Tag Archives: Station

How does a Soyuz land?

  Perhaps the riskiest and scariest part of the Soyuz flight comes at the very end, with the fiery reentry into the atmosphere, followed by a rough touchdown, which, according to many crew members who have experienced it, can only … Continue reading

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Soyuz Capsule Returns to Earth After Nearly 200 Days on Space Station

11 June 2015. Three space station crew members have returned home to the Earth after spending nearly 200 days off the planet. Descending under a parachute to a thruster-assisted soft touchdown at 9:44 a.m. EDT (1344 GMT; 7:44 p.m. local time), … Continue reading

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