PDA

View Full Version : Expedition 11 Returns to Earth



Fraser
2005-Oct-12, 11:54 AM
SUMMARY: The crew of Expedition 11 landed safely in the steppes of Kazakhstan Monday morning, after spending 179 days on board the International Space Station. Space tourist Greg Olsen was also in in the Soyuz TMA capsule, having spent a week in space. The recovery team reached the crew within minutes, and found them safe and healthy. There was an unexpected loss of communications with the Soyuz while it reentered the Earth's atmosphere, but communications were reestablished, and there were no other problems with the landing.

View full article (http://www.universetoday.com/am/publish/expedition_11_returns.html)
What do you think about this story? post your comments below.