Author Topic: Soyuz MS-02 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - April 10, 2017  (Read 9740 times)

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EOM Article:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/04/soyuz-ms-02-back-earth/

April 05, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY M17-039

NASA TV to Air Return of Space Station Crew Members to Earth April 10

Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to depart the orbiting outpost Monday, April 10. Coverage of their departure and return to Earth will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineers Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko of Roscosmos will undock their Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft from the space station at 4 a.m. EDT and land in Kazakhstan at 7:20 a.m. (5:20 p.m. Kazakhstan time). Their return will wrap up 173 days in space for the crew members since their launch last October.

NASA TV will air coverage of the departure and landing activities at the following dates and times:


Sunday, April 9
•10:40 a.m. – Change of command ceremony in which Kimbrough hands over station command to NASA’s Peggy Whitson


Monday, April 10
•12:15 a.m. – Farewell and hatch closure coverage (hatch closure at 12:40 a.m.)
•3:30 a.m. – Undocking coverage (undocking scheduled at 4 a.m.)
•6 a.m. – Deorbit burn and landing coverage (deorbit burn at 6:27 a.m., landing at 7:20 a.m.)
•9 a.m. – Video file of hatch closure, undocking and landing activities.


Tuesday, April 11
•12 p.m. – Video file of landing and post-landing activities and post-landing interview with Kimbrough in Kazakhstan


Together, the Expedition 50 crew members continued work on hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard humanity’s only orbital laboratory.

At the time of undocking, Expedition 51 will begin aboard the station under Whitson’s command. Along with her crewmates Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency), the three-person crew will operate the station until the arrival of two new crew members. NASA’s Jack Fischer and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos are scheduled to launch April 20 from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Keep up with the International Space Station, and its research and crews, at:

 https://www.nasa.gov/station

Get breaking news, images and features from the station on Instagram and Twitter at:

http://instagram.com/iss

and

http://www.twitter.com/Space_Station 
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 Hatch closing
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 Event times

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It seems that the Russians do nou publish the landing data at
http://www.mcc.rsa.ru/sojuz_mc02/shema_spusk.htm (the graphic still shows Soyuz TMA-15M).

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It is available now.

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Ryzhikov: center seat
Kimbrough: right
Borisenko: left

(In this view, from Neptun control panel...)
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Recovery forces

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After Hatch closed:
- Interface Leak Checks: vestibule between BO & ISS is depressurized followed by pressure monitoring
- Crew members don their Sokol Launch and Entry Suits and strap themselves into their seats inside the SA
- Sokol suits Pressure check
- Internal hatch Pressure check

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10 mins to undocking.

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Then:
- Soyuz Transfer to Autonomous Power
- Soyuz Power/Data interfaces (docking mechanism) demated
- MRM- 1 Poisk hooks open (soyuz is now only mated by his own hooks)

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Docking Mechanism power up, soon....
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Command sent...
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ISS Control to Fine Attitude Hold (deactivating ISS thrusters to avoid any inadvertent motion during the demating seq.)

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Physical sep. !!

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Undocking! 57 minutes past the hour.

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Visual inspection of ISS Poisk docking port

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Departure burn.

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Range: 20 Meters; DPO Sep. Burn #1 (8")


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After a roll manoeuver, R-Bar DPO separation Burn #2 (30")

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Just over two hours to the deorbit burn.


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Soyuz TV cam deactived
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Actual ISS Config. after MS-02 undocking (NASA source, but not updated after PMA-3 relocation...)
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Soyuz navigation system reconfig. & SA emergency batteries connect to power bus

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and then, Soyuz transition (tail-1st) to Deorbit burn orientation
and opening of SKD main engine protective cover
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Deorbit burn in 25 mn, start of NASA TV cover

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SAR Choppers airborne.

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2 minutes to SKD start.
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Soyuz MS-02 Deorbit Burn! 4 mins, 38 secs - retrograde. Delta-V, 128 m/sec - enough to allow Soyuz to drop out of orbit.

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Parameters , consomption, "all nominal"
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Halfway through burn. All nominal.
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Burn complete !

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Helmets closed
BO open valve to vent down to space

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They have some comms with the crew. All nominal.

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Soyuz now flying above the west coast of Africa

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Waiting for module sep.

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Modules & Vzor Separation by springs (Alt.: 140.0km, 7.57km/s)

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Soyuz capsule now above the Red Sea, reporting a good separation.

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Soyuz MS-02 module sep. Orbital Module, Descent Module (with the crew) and Instrumentation/Propulsion Module (IPM). 87 miles above Earth.

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Now, SA Hydrogen Peroxide thrusters fire up to point SA heat shield forward...

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Entry Interface (Alt.: 99.8km, 7.62km/s)

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Peak G Load - 4.2G (Alt.: 33.5km, 2.08km/s)
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2 Pilot chutes Opening (Alt.: 10.8km, 750 km/h)

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Roscosmos reported parachute deployment (via Twitter)

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That's some venting!

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Heat Shield Jettison, Port Hole Cover Sep and cabin pressure equalization.

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Managed to get the heatshield jettison :)  (much nicer in the video though)
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That's some venting!

"hydrogen peroxide from propulsion system" per NASA speaker.

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Heatshield jettison. Very rare to get such a great view from the ground this early in the EOM landing events

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Great video.

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Great "jellyfish breathing" effect from the parachute
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Soft Landing Engine Ignition and Kazbek shock absorbing

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TOUCHDOWN!

Rough landing! :)

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Capsule dragged over by the parachute and backflipped... must have been an experience after the landing :O :)
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Touchdown and capsule toppled ;) Congratulations to Russia for the landing!

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Capsule dragged over by the parachute and backflipped... must have been an experience after the landing :O :)
Soyuz commander was supposed to cut the chute right after touchdown. So I guess he didn't initially believe they were indeed on the ground :)
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"Landing occurred as calculation"

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Initial search & recovery forces

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Lost of video From landing site....
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"Crew in good health"

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No "They've Landed!" screen at MCC-M?

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Video back !

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Phone...

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Andrei Borisenko last to extract
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Sergey Ryzhikov

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And Shane Kimbrough

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PAO Dan Huot report from MS-02 landing site...

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Great shots:

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And transfert to medical tent for 1st exam
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Tyurin vehicle....

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Ladder...

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Crew into the medical tent. RSC Energia engineers about to remove cargo items from the scorched Soyuz MS-02.

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Extracting some cargos

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And main chute collected
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Now replay of hatch openning
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I think we're pretty much there now with the post landing footage. Thanks to Centaur and David for the help with the coverage!

Article:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/04/soyuz-ms-02-back-earth/

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NASA:

Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA is among three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) who returned to Earth Monday, after 173 days in space, landing in Kazakhstan at approximately 7:20 a.m. EDT (5:20 p.m. Kazakhstan time).

Also returning were Flight Engineers Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos. The three touched down southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.

While living and working aboard the space station, the Expedition 50 crew members contributed to hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard the world-class orbiting laboratory. For example, the Microgravity Expanded Stem Cells investigation had crew members observe cell growth and other characteristics in microgravity. Results from this investigation could lead to the treatment of diseases and injury in space, and provide a way to improve stem cell production for medical therapies on Earth.

The Tissue Regeneration-Bone Defect study, a U.S. National Laboratory investigation sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, studied what prevents vertebrates, such as rodents and humans, from regenerating lost bone and tissue, and how microgravity conditions impact the process. Results will provide a new understanding of the biological reasons behind a human’s inability to regrow a lost limb at the wound site, and could lead to new treatment options for the more than 30 percent of the patient population who do not respond to current options for chronic, non-healing wounds.

During his time on the orbital complex, Kimbrough ventured outside the confines of the space station for four spacewalks. During the first two in January, Kimbrough installed adapter plates and hooked up electrical connections for six new lithium-ion batteries on the space station. The new lithium-ion batteries and adapter plates replaced nine nickel-hydrogen batteries used on the station to store electrical energy generated by the station’s solar arrays. Kimbrough also took part in two spacewalks in March, completing a variety of tasks including work to disconnect and then setup Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 following its robotic move, install two upgraded computer relay boxes on the station’s truss and install shields and covers on several external station locations.

The returning crew members also welcomed four cargo spacecraft delivering several tons of supplies and research experiments. Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft arrived to the station, shortly after the crew in October, delivering supplies to the orbiting laboratory. The sixth Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle launched to the station in December and delivered new lithium-ion batteries that were installed during a combination of robotics and spacewalks. A SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft arrived to the station in February. A Russian ISS Progress cargo spacecraft also docked to the station in February.

Kimbrough now has spent 189 days in space on two flights. Borisenko now has 337 days in space on two flights. Ryzhikov logged 173 days in space on his first flight.

Expedition 51 continues operating the station, with NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson in command. Along with her crewmates Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency), the three-person crew will operate the station until the arrival of two new crew members. NASA’s Jack Fischer and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos are scheduled to launch Thursday, April 20 from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Get the latest news, images and features from the station on Instagram and Twitter:

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Soon, Crew departs Landing Site to Karaganda for a two hours flight and a short ceremony and then, for Kimbrough to JSC Houston & for Ryzhikov and Borisenko to Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC). "Star City" near Moscow...
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End of NTV coverage...and welcome to Expedition 51 !  :D

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I caught two brief references to preparing for a water landing??  One was from the guy in the red "rescue?" jacket who pinned a medal on the lead helicopter pilot after the landing.  One was during a replay of the astronauts being carried to the medical tent where I think someone said "we went swimming once" or something like that.  Obviously today's landing was a pinpoint landing right on target.  I imagine these references were simply discussions of standard preparation for any off nominal landings.  Where is the nearest body of water?  Are there lakes in the general area of potential landing zones?

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I caught two brief references to preparing for a water landing??  One was from the guy in the red "rescue?" jacket who pinned a medal on the lead helicopter pilot after the landing.  One was during a replay of the astronauts being carried to the medical tent where I think someone said "we went swimming once" or something like that.  Obviously today's landing was a pinpoint landing right on target.  I imagine these references were simply discussions of standard preparation for any off nominal landings.  Where is the nearest body of water?  Are there lakes in the general area of potential landing zones?
Made me think to Soyuz 23, Oct. 16, 1976, who land on partially frozen Lake Tengiz

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And survival training in the Black Sea...

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Expedition 50 Crew Receives a Warm Welcome in Kazakhstan

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Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Soyuz Commander Sergey Ryzhikov and Flight Engineer Andrey Borisenko of Roscosmos were greeted in a traditional ceremony at the airport in Karaganda, Kazakhstan April 10, a few hours after landing in their Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft in Kazakhstan near the town of Dzhezkazgan. After the ceremony, the crew split up, with Ryzhikov and Borisenko returning to their training base in Star City, Russia, while Kimbrough flew back to his home in Houston on a NASA jet. The trio spent 173 days in space.

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Press conference of Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko

Today, the post-flight conference of the Russian crew members Soyuz MS-02 was held at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center. The commander of the transport manned spacecraft Sergei Ryzhikov and flight engineer Andrei Borisenko told about a six-month expedition, shared the feelings of landing and answered all questions of interest to journalists.

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Shane Kimbrough Q&A two days after landing



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Mission presentation by Kimbrough at the Smithsonian



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