Astronauts of Soyuz TMA-11M preparing to return to Earth
Almaty. May 12. KazTAG - Astronauts of manned transport spaceship Soyuz TMA-11M are preparing to return to the Earth, reports the Federal space agency (Roscosmos).
"According to the flight program of the International space station the flight of the 39th expedition to the ISS is coming to the end. Soyuz TMA -11M will deliver to the Earth Russian astronaut Mikhai Turin, JAXA astronaut Koiti Vakata and American astronaut Rick Mastrakkio," reads the message.
The crew would spend 188 days on the orbit. The disconnection of the spaceship from the ISS is scheduled on May 14.
Soyuz TMA-11M was launched from Baikonur spaceport on November 7 2013. The crew delivered to the ISS the symbol of Olympic games 2014- Olympic torch.