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SOYUZ MS-16 RETURN TO EARTH, Oct 21, 2020, Kazakhstan, 10:55 pm ET

(NASA TV begins 9:30 pm ET)

Update: The times continue to be refined.  As of October 16, undocking is at 7:32 pm EDT and landing at 10:55 pm EDT.

Original Entry: Three International Space Station astronauts will return to Earth in their Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft on October 21, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time (October 22 local time at the landing site in Kazakhstan).

The three crew members are:

  • Anatoly Ivanishin, Roscosmos
  • Ivan Vagner, Roscosmos
  • Chris Cassidy, NASA

Undocking is scheduled for 7:33 pm EDT.  NASA TV coverage begins 7:00 pm EDT.  Deorbit burn is scheduled for 10:03 pm EDT and landing at 10:58 pm EDT. (The times were refined by one minute.)

NASA TV coverage begins 9:30 pm EDT.


October 21, 2020
9:30 pm - 11:59 pm