Russian Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft that was carrying three crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) successfully landed on Monday in Kazakhstan, Russian State Space Corporation said. The spacecraft landed at 1121 GMT 147 kilometre southeast of the Kazakh city of Zhezkazgan, Xinhua quoted the company as saying. The capsule undocked from the ISS at 0758 GMT. Also Read - NASA astronauts complete seven hour spacewalk to prep ISS for new solar panels
The crew members included Russian astronauts Andrei Borisenko and Sergei Ryzhikov, as well as their US colleague Robert Kimbrough. The three members of the Expedition 50 mission stayed aboard the ISS since October 21, 2016. Also Read - Students helping NASA decide which plants to grow in space
They carried out a program of scientific and applied research and experiments, supported the station’s work capacity and upgraded it with equipment delivered by cargo ships, said the Russian company.