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I am back on Earth but the mission continues

My return to Earth with the Soyuz was an intense experience. After undocking we conducted some tests and orbited Earth one more time. Above the South-Atlantic Ocean the braking motor fired for four minutes. 140 kms above Egypt the spacecraft … Continue reading

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See you back on Earth!

In a few hours I will step into the Soyuz capsule with my colleagues Oleg Kononenko and Don Pettit. Six months flew by. After we undock we will orbit Earth two more times. Then my space mission will be over, … Continue reading

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