09/04/2017

Soyuz MS-04 Spacecraft Safely Returns back to Earth Expedition 52 Space Crew

Three Optolink's TRS-500 fiber-optic gyroscopes, installed into control system of Descent Module of the latest Soyuz modification, Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft, successfully executed their mission during landing. After four and a half months in space, Roscosmos’ Soyuz MS-04 safely returned Expedition 52 crew, Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer of NASA, and Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Landing on the Kazakh steppes on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 07:22 local time in Kazakhstan, on-target 147 kilometers from the town of Dzhezkazgan, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson concluded an 288 day mission aboard the International Space Station, a mission which has seen her shatter records and accumulate a NASA-unparalleled 665 days in space.



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