Last Soyuz TMA-M class departs the ISS

On Sep 6, 2016, Soyuz TMA-20M departed the ISS bringing home NASA astronaut Jeff Williams and Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka.

The trio will conclude 172 days in orbit, a busy expedition that included visits from Cygnus, Dragon and Progress supply ships, and the installation of an inflatable module made by Bigelow Aerospace.

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imageThe crew closed the hatchway between the POISK module and the Soyuz capsule around 1842 GMT.

imageUNDOCKING. The Soyuz TMA-20M has separated from the space station.

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imageA view from above the station.

imageSpace station showing the POISK module available for the next Soyuz mission.

imageRussian segment configuration after Soyuz TMA-20M departure.

The Soyuz TMA-20M landed in Kazakhstan at 0113 GMT.

Source: Spaceflightnow.com

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