Soyuz MS-09 lands in Kazakhstan
The landing section of the manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-09 with three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) and containers with the probes gathered from a hole drilled in the craft’s habitation module has landed in Kazakhstani steppe today at 08:03am (Moscow time), 147 km south-east of the city of Zhezkazgan, the Moscow Region’s Mission Control Center said.
"There is landing. The landing section with Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev, NASA astronaut Serena Aunon and astronaut of the European Space Agency Alexander Gerst has landed," TASS cited a representative for the Mission Control Center as saying.
Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Anne McClain and astronaut from the Canadian Space Agency David Saint-Jacques continue working on the ISS.
The next ISS mission will be launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome on March 1 onboard the Soyuz MS-12. The new crew will include Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch.