TPK crew Soyuz TMA-07M returned safely to Earth

May 14 at 6:00 Moscow time on 31 minutes in a given area southeast of the city of Dzhezkazgan (Kazakhstan) landed lander transport manned vehicle (WPK) "Soyuz TMA-07M." Planting took place in a normal mode.

To Earth after 146 daily mission crew returned the thirty-fifth long-duration mission to the International Space Station as part of the commander of the WPK Roscosmos cosmonaut Roman Romanenko and Flight Engineers astronaut Chris Hadfield (Canadian Space Agency) and Thomas Mashburn (NASA). The crew is doing well. For a Russian cosmonaut and U.S. astronaut it was the second flight into space, and for their Canadian counterparts third space mission. 

In the next few hours will make delivery of crew members in the permanent base for postpoletnoy rehabilitation.

Running TPC "Soyuz TMA-07M" from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on 19 December 2012. He became the 117th flight of the "Union", the first launch of which took place in 1967.

On board the ISS R.Romanenko took part in the performance of about 50 experiments on the Russian program of applied research and experiments and performed a spacewalk. He and Pavel Vinogradov installed and wired equipment space experiment "situation" and replaced videometre target for the European transport dock ship ATV, and dismantled the container number two scientific instruments "Biorisk-MSN" and panel space experiment "Endurance".

After undocking of the ship from the Russian segment of the ISS and to arrive at the following long-duration mission aboard the orbiting continues ISS-36 of commander Pavel Vinogradov and flight engineers Alexander Misurkin (Roscosmos) and Christopher Cassidy (NASA).

In Moscow Mission Control Center for the planting crew watched representatives of the Russian Federal Space Agency, NASA, the Canadian Embassy in the Russian Federation, the relatives and friends of the astronauts, and journalists.

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