Soyuz MS-19 With Two Russian Cosmonauts Landed in Kazakhstan [Video]

The descent vehicle of the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft, on board of which are cosmonauts of Roscosmos, Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov, as well as NASA astronaut, Mark Vande Hei, landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan.  

Rescuers went to the descent vehicle and helped the crew members get out. In total, about 200 specialists, 12 Mi-8 helicopters, An-12 and An-26 aircrafts, about 20 vehicles, including six upgraded search and rescue vehicles PEM-1 and PEM-2 “Blue Bird” are involved in the organization of search and rescue support for the landing of the spacecraft.

As reminded, the crew of the Soyuz MS-19 worked on the ISS as part of the 66th expedition. In addition to Shkaplerov, Dubrov and Vande Hei, NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Thomas Marshburn, Kayla Barron, as well as European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer were at the station.

Pyotr Dubrov and Mark Vande Hei arrived at the ISS on April 9, 2021, on the Yuri Gagarin spacecraft (Soyuz MS-18) together with Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky. Anton Shkaplerov arrived on October 5 aboard Soyuz MS-19.

Ru-Main, 30.03.2022
Source: Izvestia 

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