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Soyuz TMA-03M returns home

2 Jul 2012, 10:26 UTC
Soyuz TMA-03M returns home
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SOYUZ TMA-03M undocked from the International Space Station at 0448 GMT on 1 July carrying Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Don Pettit, and ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers. The crew had been launched to the Space Station on 21 December 2011.
The craft conducted a de-orbit engine burn at 0719 GMT followed by the three modules seperating and re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere. The craft then descended to land about 148 kilometres East of the city of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan at 0814 GMT.

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