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Touchdown! Expedition 64 back on Earth after 6 months on International Space Station – RT

The Soyuz MS-17 capsule carrying cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of Roscosmos and astronaut Kate Rubins of NASA has touched down in Kazakhstan,…

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The trio landed in Kazakhstan just before 8am Moscow time (1am Eastern), after executing the braking burn in Earth’s atmosphere and gliding down for a smooth descent.
Kud-Sverchkov, Ryzhikov, and Rubins arrived on the ISS in October 2020, after a record-speed ascent that took approximately three hours after liftoff. Ryzhikov assumed command of the station from NASA astronaut and Expedition 63 commander Chris Cassidy after a week. 
In mid-November, Expedition 64 was reinforced by four additional…

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