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Intl. Space Station 4h
Astronauts face many challenges while living & working in space. 👩‍🚀👨‍🚀 Thanks to a partnership between and , the generation of explorers can study these challenges through hands-on lesson plans & activities!
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Intl. Space Station 18h
Astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Exp 59 crewmates returned to Earth on Monday, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:47pm ET (8:47am Tuesday, Kazakh time).
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Intl. Space Station 19h
About a 3.5 hour trip from the station back to Earth. will be back in Houston about 24 hours later.
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Jim Bridenstine 19h
Welcome home , and Oleg Kononenko! The crew has returned home safely after 204 days in space & 3,264 orbits of Earth. Everyone at is grateful for your hard work!
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Intl. Space Station 19h
Welcome home ! 🙌👊 See you back in Houston on Tuesday night!
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Intl. Space Station 20h
Touchdown! , and Oleg Kononenko of have completed a 204-day space station mission right on time with a landing at 10:47pm ET.
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Intl. Space Station 20h
Replying to @I_M_KN
The weightless condition of outer space.
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Intl. Space Station 20h
Replying to @karenabel57 @NASA and 2 others
The separation event is impossible to film outside of the spacecraft.
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Intl. Space Station 20h
Parachutes open! The Exp 59 crew is descending to Earth safely after 204 days in microgravity. |
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Intl. Space Station 20h
Replying to @karenabel57 @NASA and 2 others
You should see the Soyuz momentarily after its parachutes open.
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Intl. Space Station 20h
Three Exp 59 crewmembers are inside the descent module shooting through atmosphere. They are feeling the physical effects of Earth's gravity now. |
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Intl. Space Station 20h
The Soyuz crew ship has split into 3 modules 140km above Earth and still in microgravity. The Exp 59 trio will parachute to a landing inside the descent module at 10:47pm ET. |
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Intl. Space Station 21h
The Exp 59 crew has put the brakes on their Soyuz crew ship. They will drop out of orbit and enter Earth's atmosphere 100km above the surface in about 30 minutes. |
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Intl. Space Station 21h
., and Oleg Kononenko are aboard the Soyuz MS-11 crew ship in this picture from and will land in Kazakhstan today at 10:47 p.m. EDT live on TV. |
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Intl. Space Station 23h
The Soyuz crew ship undocked from the station at 7:25pm ET carrying Exp59 crewmembers , and Oleg Kononenko of back to Earth for a landing at 10:47pm today. |
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Intl. Space Station 24h
Live now on TV, watch the 7:25 p.m. EDT undocking of the Soyuz crew ship bringing home , and Oleg Kononenko of after 204 days in space. |
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Intl. Space Station Jun 24
. tweeted the following question using , "How long will it take to readjust to being on Earth and in gravity?"
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Intl. Space Station Jun 24
Our 3rd question today comes from , "What are the differences during liftoff and return to Earth?"
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Intl. Space Station Jun 24
. tweeted his question which we answered live on TV today, "If a crewmember becomes ill, what procedures will take place?"
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Intl. Space Station Jun 24
Today's first question comes from , "How soon after landing will the crew be reunited with their families?"
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