spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews

AD: H2M 2015

Soyuz returns three ISS crewmembers to Earth
Posted: Mon, Nov 19, 2012, 5:37 AM ET (1037 GMT)
Soyuz TMA-05 after landing (NASA) A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three returning International Space Station crewmembers safely landed early Monday in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft undocked from the ISS at 5:26 pm EST (2226 GMT) Sunday and landed north of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, at 8:56 pm EST Sunday (0156 GMT, 7:56 am local time Monday). On board the Soyuz were NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, who spent 127 days in space. Initial reports indicated that the capsule landed as much as 35 kilometers away from the target because of the delayed release of a parachute, but NASA officials later said the capsule did land very close to the target. Three people remain on the ISS, and the crew will return to six with the launch of a Soyuz next month.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Soyuz launches Galileo navigation satellites
Posted: Sat, Mar 28 6:55 AM ET (1055 GMT)

New crew arrives at ISS
Posted: Sat, Mar 28 6:45 AM ET (1045 GMT)

Japan launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Fri, Mar 27 2:10 PM ET (1810 GMT)

news links
Saturday, March 28
IZw18: the galaxy that reveals the history of the universe
Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia — 8:59 pm ET (0059 GMT)
New broadband communication centre opened at NMMU
Square Kilometer Array — 7:56 pm ET (2356 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list