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Title: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/06/2017 06:27 AM
Randy Bresnik‏@AstroKomrade


When spacesuits get together for a party, what do they say?  “So a funny thing happened on the way to @Space_Station…

Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/06/2017 06:27 AM
Randy Bresnik‏@AstroKomrade


Checking the fit and function of our Sokol spacesuits in our Soyuz spacecraft means they are serious about us coming home 14 December!

Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/07/2017 09:58 AM
December 06, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY M17-144

NASA Television Coverage Set for Space Station Crew Landing
 
Three crew members on the International Space Station are scheduled to end their mission and return to Earth on Thursday, Dec. 14, just days before another three space travelers begin their mission. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA and Flight Engineers Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency) and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian space agency Roscosmos will undock their Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft from the space station at 12:16 a.m. EST Thursday and land in Kazakhstan at 3:38 a.m. (2:38 p.m. Kazakhstan time).
Their return will conclude 139 days in space since their launch on July 28. During that time, they have supported hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard humanity’s only microgravity laboratory.

Coverage of Expedition 53 departure and landing activities is as follows (all times EST):
Wednesday, Dec. 13

•   7:40 a.m. – Change of command ceremony with Bresnik handing over station command to Roscosmos’ Alexander Misurkin
•   8:30 p.m. – Farewell and hatch closure coverage (hatch closure at 9 p.m.)
•   11:45 a.m. – Undocking coverage (undocking scheduled for 12:16 a.m. Thursday)
Thursday, Dec. 14

•   2:15 a.m. – Deorbit burn and landing coverage (deorbit burn at 1:44 a.m. and landing at 3:38 a.m.)
•   6 a.m. – Video file of hatch closure, undocking and landing activities
•   7 p.m. – Video file of landing and post-landing activities and interview with Bresnik in Kazakhstan

At the time of undocking, Expedition 54 will begin aboard the station under the command of Misurkin. Along with his crewmates Mark Vende Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA, the three-person crew will operate the station until the arrival of three new crew members five days later.

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

https://instagram.com/iss

and

https://www.twitter.com/Space_Station
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/07/2017 03:19 PM
Paolo Nespoli


Hey Buddy, long time no see!
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/13/2017 01:51 PM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/13/2017 01:51 PM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/13/2017 01:51 PM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:31 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:33 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:34 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:37 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:38 AM
Replay of Change of Command ceremony
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:41 AM
"Key" of the ISS ... 8)
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:44 AM
MCC-M
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:44 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:46 AM
MCC-H
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:47 AM
Hatch closure in 15 mn...
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:50 AM
Closeup view of Soyuz MS-05 dock to MRM-1 Rassvet module
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:52 AM
Mini-Research Module 1 RASSVET ("Dawn" in russian)
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:57 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 12:59 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 01:00 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 01:01 AM
Soyuz hatch closed
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 01:03 AM
And now Rassvet hatch
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 01:04 AM
Hatch closure time: 02.02 UTC
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 01:09 AM
End of NASA TV coverage
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 01:11 AM
Next:
11:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 13 - ISS Expedition 53/Soyuz MS-05 Undocking Coverage (Ryazanskiy, Bresnik, Nespoli); undocking scheduled at 12:14 a.m. ET Dec. 14) (Starts at 11:45 p.m.) (all channels)
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 01:20 AM
After this hatches closure, the crew of MS-05 command the depressurization of the vestibule between MRM-1 and Soyuz MS-05 for about 1 hour of leak checks...
Meanwhile they put on their Sokol Suits and close out the Soyuz's Orbital Module
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 03:46 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 03:48 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:00 AM
Undocking in 13 mn
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:02 AM
In descent module, Sergey Ryazanskiy is in the center seat, Randy Bresnik to his left and Paolo Nespoli to the right.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:05 AM
Activation of SSVP docking system
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Chris Bergin on 12/14/2017 04:09 AM
Flying over Nepal!

Thanks again to centaurinasa!
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:13 AM
Undocking command sent, 1st Rassvet's hooks open and then Soyuz's hooks...
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:15 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:15 AM
SEPARATION !
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Chris Bergin on 12/14/2017 04:15 AM
Undocking confirmed!
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:16 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:17 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:19 AM
Separation burn complete !
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:19 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:20 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:21 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:23 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:27 AM
Now, for the crew, 2,5 hours of free flight...
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:30 AM
Undocking time: 05.14 UTC
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 04:32 AM
End of NTV coverage, next:
2 a.m., Thursday, December 14 - ISS Expedition 53/Soyuz MS-05 Deorbit Burn and Landing Coverage (Ryazanskiy, Bresnik, Nespoli); deorbit burn scheduled at 2:44 a.m. ET; landing near Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan scheduled at 3:37 a.m. ET) (Starts at 2:15 a.m.) (all channels)
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 06:14 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 06:18 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/14/2017 06:28 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 06:40 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 06:42 AM
Before Deorbit burn, the protective cover of the SKD propulsion system is open
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 06:46 AM
Deorbit Burn !
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Chris Bergin on 12/14/2017 06:46 AM
Soyuz MS-05 Deorbit Burn! 4 mins, 40 secs - retrograde. Delta-V, 128 m/sec - enough to allow Soyuz to drop out of orbit.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 06:55 AM
Next, the crew close their helmets and  start the depressurization of  the Orbital Module.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 06:57 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:06 AM
Soyuz now in good attitude, for modules separation...
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:13 AM
Modules separation !
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:14 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:16 AM
"Entry Interface ", alt.: 100 km
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:20 AM
"Plasma phase"
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:24 AM
Hearing beacom signal now...
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Chris Bergin on 12/14/2017 07:24 AM
Soyuz MS-05 is through the plasma of re-entry. And almost immediately we can hear the Soyuz spacecraft calling home with the beeps.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:24 AM
Probe chute deploy
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:25 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:25 AM
Main chute
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:26 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Chris Bergin on 12/14/2017 07:27 AM
Here they come!
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Skylab on 12/14/2017 07:31 AM
Venting seen earlier was attitude control system fuel.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:31 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Skylab on 12/14/2017 07:34 AM
Good communication with Soyuz crew, now about 4 minutes away from landing.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: lucspace on 12/14/2017 07:35 AM
Looks like two objects under the chute...

ah trick of light and image format...
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:35 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:36 AM
Alt 1200 m
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Chris Bergin on 12/14/2017 07:36 AM
Venting seen earlier was attitude control system fuel.

All the official accounts claiming it was just heat from re-entry.... ;D

NASA TV commentator got it right at least.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Chris Bergin on 12/14/2017 07:38 AM
Touchdown!
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:39 AM
TOUCHDOWN !
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Skylab on 12/14/2017 07:41 AM
First recovery helicopter just arrived.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:41 AM
1st helicopter...
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Chris Bergin on 12/14/2017 07:44 AM
Article:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/12/soyuz-ms-05-journey-back-earth/

Thanks to all with the coverage, especially centaurinasa.

I have to run out.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:44 AM
"We have landed !"
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:46 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Phillip Clark on 12/14/2017 07:49 AM
How long after a landing do we get the latitude and longitude of the landing site confirmed, please?
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:53 AM
Hatch open
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Lewis007 on 12/14/2017 07:54 AM
Video of hatch closure and undocking

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWngppnU8TI

Again, this video was not posted by NASA on its YouTube channel. After the lousy posting of pics (NASA Flickr), the videos now seem to have followed. >:(
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:55 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 07:59 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:02 AM
After Sergey Ryazanskiy, Paolo Nespoli.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:05 AM
And now, Randy "Komrade" Bresnik !
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:05 AM
Closeup
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:06 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/14/2017 08:06 AM
Press Release

N°26-2017

Paris, 13 December 2017

Paolo Nespoli returns to Earth

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli landed back on Earth early this morning after 139 days in space. The ride home from the International Space Station required braking from 28 800 km/h to a standstill in barely three hours.

Paolo and crewmates Randy Bresnik of NASA and Sergei Ryazansky of Roscosmos touched down on the steppes of Kazakhstan at 08:37 GMT.


The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft endured the stresses of descent and landing as planned: its heatshield reached 1600°C during reentry into the atmosphere as the astronauts experienced up to four times their own body weight.

At 10 km altitude parachutes deployed before retrorockets provided the final braking metres before touchdown.

“The so-called soft landing feels like a head-on collision between a truck and a small car – and you are in the small car,” recalls Paolo from his 2011 landing.

During his five-month mission, Paolo orbited Earth 2224 times, flew through 35 000 sunrises and sunsets, and travelled 94 million kilometres.

This was Paolo’s third mission and third visit to the Space Station, bringing his total time in space to 313 days, the second most for an ESA astronaut, after Thomas Reiter.



Returning to earthly life

Paolo completed more than 60 experiments during his Vita mission, which stands for Vitality, Innovation, Technology and Ability.

His body was itself an arena for research: his eyes, headaches, sleeping patterns and eating habits were monitored to learn more about how humans adapt to life in space.

Temperature recordings, muscle exercises and plenty of blood and saliva samples will add to the picture and prepare humans for missions further from Earth.

Some 400 km above the planet, he instructed a humanoid robot in Germany to repair three damaged solar panels across a simulated Mars terrain, showing how astronauts and robots will work together on future planetary missions.

Life in space could get easier thanks to tablets and smartphones – Paolo tested a hands-free system that displays instructions during complex tasks.

There was a lot of traffic during Vita: Paolo welcomed four visiting vehicles and saw three leaving the Station. He took part in two dockings using the Station’s robotic arm and assisted in four spacewalks.

Paolo will now be busy with briefings and tests. Astronauts undergo a form of rapid ageing in space and need to readapt to living under gravity. Scientists will investigate how his body reacts as a case study.

The next ESA astronaut to travel to the Station will be Alexander Gerst, scheduled for launch next summer.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:07 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:08 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:09 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:11 AM
Now transfert to medical tent...
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:12 AM
Soyuz MS-05 Descent Module.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:14 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:21 AM
A very successful Soyuz MS-05 flight and Expedition 53 mission !!
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:25 AM
Quote
Welcome to Earth ISS Expedition 53 crewmates[quote/]
https://twitter.com/igor29768/status/941236027842326529
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 08:27 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYeQ3vmB0LQ
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 10:00 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: centaurinasa on 12/14/2017 10:05 AM
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: FutureSpaceTourist on 12/14/2017 10:15 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1bCYqvKEpQ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1bCYqvKEpQ)
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: FutureSpaceTourist on 12/14/2017 10:21 AM
Some NASA released photos
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: FutureSpaceTourist on 12/14/2017 10:22 AM
More NASA photos
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: FutureSpaceTourist on 12/14/2017 10:50 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ctxjOuDYo8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ctxjOuDYo8)
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: jacqmans on 12/14/2017 10:54 AM
December 14, 2017
RELEASE 17-099

NASA Astronaut Bresnik and Crewmates Return to Earth From Space Station

Three crew members who have been living and working aboard the International Space Station returned to Earth on Thursday, landing in Kazakhstan after opening a new chapter in the scientific capability of humanity’s premier microgravity laboratory.

Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA and Flight Engineers Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency) and Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos landed at 3:37 a.m. EST (2:37 p.m. Kazakhstan time) southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.

Together, the Expedition 53 crew members contributed to hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, as well as Earth and other physical sciences aboard the orbiting laboratory. Their time aboard marked the first long-term increase in crew size on the U.S. segment of the International Space Station from three to four, allowing NASA to maximize time dedicated to research on the station.

Highlights from the research conducted while they were aboard include investigations of microgravity’s effect on the antibiotic resistance of E. coli, a bacterial pathogen responsible for urinary tract infection in humans and animals;  growing larger versions of an important protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease; and delivering a new instrument to address fundamental science questions on the origins and history of cosmic rays.

The trio also welcomed three cargo spacecraft delivering several tons of supplies and research experiments. Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft arrived at station in November as the company's eighth commercial resupply mission. One Russian ISS Progress cargo craft docked to the station in October. And a SpaceX Dragon completed its commercial resupply mission to station in August, the company’s twelfth resupply mission.

During his time on the orbital complex, Bresnik ventured outside the confines of the space station for three spacewalks. Along with NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba, Bresnik lead a trio of spacewalks to replace one of two latching end effectors on the station’s robotic arm, Canadarm2. They also spent time lubricating the newly replaced Canadarm2 end effector and replacing cameras on the left side of the station’s truss and the right side of the station’s U.S. Destiny laboratory.

Ryazanskiy conducted one spacewalk with fellow cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin in August to deploy several nanosatellites, collect research samples, and perform structural maintenance.

The Expedition 54 crew continues operating the station, with Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos in command. Along with crewmates Mark Vende Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA, the three-person crew will operate the station until the arrival of three new crew members on Tuesday, Dec. 19.

Scott Tingle of NASA, Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), are scheduled to launch Sunday, Dec. 17 from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. NASA Television will broadcast the launch and docking.

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Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Joachim on 12/15/2017 09:04 AM
According to NK forum the landing time is
08:37:49 UTC.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: SMS on 12/15/2017 03:33 PM
It's estimated landing time from MCC-M and from: http://blogs.esa.int/VITAmission/2017/12/13/safe-journey-home-paolo/.

BTW, during the last Soyuz MS-04 landing on September 3rd this estimated landing time was 01:21:50 UTC and actual landing time was 01:21:41.3!
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Olaf on 12/15/2017 07:23 PM
https://twitter.com/LiNa8294/status/941516684854157312
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Roscosmos cosmonaut @SergeyISS arrives at the Karaganda Airport in Kazakhstan airport after he, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik and, ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli landed in their Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Olaf on 12/15/2017 07:26 PM
https://twitter.com/Space_Station/status/941640702303318016
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After 139 days in space and a landing halfway around the world, @AstroKomrade & @astro_paolo returned to Ellington Airport in Houston, Texas, to see family, friends, and colleagues for the first time and participate in research and rehabilitation.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Lewis007 on 12/16/2017 07:52 AM
A video of the return of Bresnik and Nespoli (see attachment)
credit: ISS Twitter
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: Joachim on 12/19/2017 12:01 PM
https://www.energia.ru/ru/news/news-2017/news_12-14_1.html
This landing photo was from Soyuz MS-03 on June 02,2017.
Title: Re: Soyuz MS-05 EOM Events (Undock, Entry, Landing) - December 14, 2017
Post by: eeergo on 12/21/2017 10:59 AM
In what appears to be a NASA post-landing interview to Paolo Nespoli (in Italian) that I found here:

https://video.repubblica.it/tecno-e-scienze/spazio-nespoli-il-rientro-sulla-terra-una-serie-di-eventi-catastrofici-che-ti-sbarella/292885/293499?video&ref=RHPPBT-BS-I0-C4-P5-S1.4-T1

He gives some interesting details on their entry. In particular, he talks about the fact that their entry interface was delayed for 8 seconds, which would translate in ~60 km off-target distance, so the Soyuz flew itself in a way that would ensure this overshoot would be corrected - which meant a slightly steeper trajectory than nominal, resulting in ~5 G for the crew.

He also describes reentry as a "series of rapid catastrophic events that stuns you" :)