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  • Soyuz MS-03 crew returns to Earth after nearly 200 days in space

    Derek RichardsonJune 2nd, 2017

    Landing on the Kazakh Steppe, two members of the International Space Station’s (ISS) Expedition 51 crew returned to Earth on June 2, 2017, after spending 196 days in orbit. Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet landed in their Soyuz MS-03 capsule about an hour before sunset local time at 8:10 p.m. (10:10 a.m. EDT / 14:10 GMT).

  • Peggy Whitson’s ISS stay gets 3-month extension

    Derek RichardsonApril 5th, 2017

    NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson’s stay aboard the International Space Station has been extended by three months, adding to her already record-breaking mission.

  • ISS crew count returns to 6 with Soyuz docking

    Derek RichardsonNovember 19th, 2016

    After spending two days catching up to the International Space Station (ISS), the crew of Soyuz MS-03 docked their spacecraft with the orbiting complex at 4:58 p.m. EST (21:58 GMT) Nov. 19.

  • Pillar of light: Soyuz MS-03 crew en route to space station

    Derek RichardsonNovember 17th, 2016

    On a clear and cold Kazakh morning, three space flyers launched atop a Soyuz rocket in their Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft on a two-day flight bound for the International Space Station. The trio will spend about six months in space.

  • Soyuz MS-03 to send trio to ISS

    Derek RichardsonNovember 15th, 2016

    A new trio of space flyers is gearing up to launch toward the International Space Station. Launching atop a Soyuz rocket, the crew in their Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft is slated to leave terra firma at 2:20 a.m. local Kazakh time Nov. 18 (3:20 p.m. EST / 20:20 GMT Nov. 17) from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.