NASA astronaut Frank Rubio and Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin, returned to Earth after spending 371 days in house, caught onboard the Worldwide Area Station. The trio landed close to Kazakhstan on September 27 in a parachute-assisted touchdown aboard the Soyuz MS-23 spacecraft, in line with a report by The Guardian.
The mission was presupposed to be 180 days lengthy after the crew reached the ISS on September 21, 2022. Nonetheless, the Soyuz MS-22 capsule which was to deliver the trio dwelling developed a leak and misplaced its coolant after it was hit by house junk in February prompting Russia to launch the Soyuz MS-23.
NASA introduced in a weblog put up that Rubio, 47, has damaged the earlier American file for the longest time spent in house held by NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei by 16 days. Nonetheless, the world file is held by Russian physician Valeri Polyakov on board Mir from 1994 to 1995, who spent 437 days in house.
The house company revealed that the crew of cosmonauts Prokopyev and Petelin and astronaut Rubio, attributable to their prolonged keep, orbited the Earth almost 6,000 instances, travelled roughly 157,412,306 statute miles (equal of roughly 328 spherical journeys to the Moon and again), and witnessed a complete of 15 spacecrafts visiting the ISS together with 4 Russian Progress cargo ships, two Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo spacecraft, two Roscosmos Soyuz, 4 crewed SpaceX Dragons, and three uncrewed SpaceX Dragons.
NASA stay streamed the trio’s return to Earth on NASA tv. Prokopyev, Petelin, and Rubio started their journey again dwelling onboard the Soyuz MS-23 at 3:54 a.m. EDT (1:24 p.m. IST) after the spacecraft undocked from the ISS’s Prichal module, and landed in Kazakhstan, southeast of the distant city of Dzhezkazgan at 7:17 a.m. EDT (4:47 p.m. IST).
“It’s good to be dwelling,” Rubio mentioned after he was pulled from the Soyuz capsule.
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