The crew of the ISS will soon arrive home as they will undock the Soyuz TMA-5 from the space station and begin their descent to Earth. Russian helicopters and planes are standby along with a U.S. medical team in the northern steppes of Kazakhstan.
Monday morning (local time) the Soyuz rocket will take an American, Italian and Russian astronaut back home. The Russian and American have been in the ISS since October, while the Italian astronaut only spent 10 days in the international space station.
Last week a new crew arrived at the ISS so now it's time to take the old crew back home.
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Soyuz rocket to bring 3 astronauts back home
Posted on Sunday, Apr 24 2005 @ 18:37 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck