Three ISS Crewmembers Return to Earth, July 1, 2012 EDT, Kazakhstan
30-Jun-2012 through 01-Jul-2012
Three International Space Station (ISS) crew members will return to Earth on the night of June 30 - July 1, 2012 Central Daylight Time (CDT). NASA astronaut Don Pettit, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, and European Space Agency astronaut Andre Kuipers will undock their Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft from the ISS at 11:53 pm CDT on June 30 and land in Kazakhstan at 3:15 am CDT on July 1. NASA TV coverage is detailed in this press release. Note that the times in the press release are CDT.
In EDT, the undocking and landing times both are on July 1, 2012. Undocking is at 12:53 am and landing at 4:15 am. The time in Kazakhstan is 10 hours ahead of EDT.