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Soyuz TMA-22 and Three ISS Crew Are Home -- UPDATE

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 27-Apr-2012
Updated: 27-Apr-2012 07:50 AM

UPDATE:  The crew landed as planned at 7:45 am ET.

Russia's Soyuz TMA-22 undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) at 4:18 am ET and is on its way home.  The deorbit burn is scheduled for 6:49 am ET, with landing at 7:45 am ET in Kazakshtan.

Aboard are three ISS crewmembers:  American Dan Burbank and Russians Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin.  They were aboard ISS for five-and-a-half months.

NASA TV has live coverage of the landing and reports that weather at the landing site is "ideal."


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