April 23rd, 2014

Landed lander transport vehicle (WPK)

According to information provided by the TV channel "Vesti", in the Kazakh city of Arkalyk landed lander transport manned vehicle (WPK) "Soyuz TMA-8". The crew of the thirteenth expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) includes Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov and U.S. astronaut Jeffrey Williams. On board the ship was also an American Iranian Anousheh Ansari, who arrived at the station with the main crew of the fourteenth expedition to the ISS September 20, 2006 Recall that the lander undocked from the ISS at 01:50 MSK. In the air, he was met by rescue planes and helicopters. The landing ship was recorded in normal mode at 5:13 MSK. Jeffrey Williams and Pavel Vinogradov arrived at the ISS on April 1 manned spacecraft "Soyuz TMA-8". The crew of the ISS, instead of returning to Earth astronauts were American Michael Lopez-Alegria, Russian Mikhail Tyurin and German Thomas Reiter. In this part of the crew arrived at the International Space Station on July 6.