Soyuz undocking, reentry and landing explained

How does an astronaut return to Earth from the International Space Station? What does it feel like to re-enter the atmosphere? How does the Soyuz capsule function? Watch and find out. This video is based on an actual lesson delivered to the ESA astronaut class of 2009 (also known as the #Shenanigans09) during their ESA Basic Training. It features interviews with astronauts who have flown on the Soyuz and dramatic footage of actual landings.

Produced by the ESA Human Spaceflight and Operations (HSO) Astronaut Training Division, Cologne, Germany, in collaboration with the HSO Strategic Planning and Outreach Office, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, with special support from Roskosmos.

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3 Responses to Soyuz undocking, reentry and landing explained

  1. Ance says:

    This is simply mind boggling…thank you very much for sharing this!

  2. Possiamo metterci in contatto con Luca parmitano per chiedere se può partecipare ad un incontro organizzato dal Rotary, con cira 250 studenti il 7 marzo mattina a Padova?

  3. Contatto con Luca Parmitano per incontro a Padova il 7 marzo 2014 con 250 studenti. Organizzato dai Rotary Padovani

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