Kazakhstan|science|February 28, 2018 / 01:53 PM
Soyuz space capsule lands in Kazakhstan

AKIPRESS.COM - The Soyuz MS-06 space capsule carrying three space travelers returning from the International Space Station (ISS) has landed in Kazakhstan 146 kilometers southeast of the city of Zhezkazga, Tass news agency reported.

The space capsule carrying Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and two NASA astronauts - Joseph Acaba and Mark Vande Hei - landed at 05:31 Moscow time (02:31).

All the three space travelers - Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and NASA astronauts Joseph Acaba and Mark Vande Hei - are well, Tass reports.

Russian Central Military District Assistant Commander Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin said earlier that the search operation would involve around 250 military servicemen, 12 Mil Mi-8 helicopters, two Antonov An-12 and one Antonov An-26 aircraft.

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