Soyuz TMA-19M Crew Returns to Earth Overnight EDT – UPDATE

Soyuz TMA-19M Crew Returns to Earth Overnight EDT – UPDATE

UPDATE June 18, 2016, 5:25 am EDT:  Soyuz TMA-19M and her three-man crew landed successfully at 5:15 am EDT in Kazakhstan (3:15 pm local time at the landing site) after 186 days in space.

ORIGINAL STORY, June 17, 2016, 9:24 pm EDT: Three International Space Station (ISS) crew members will return to Earth overnight aboard their Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft, landing in the early hours of Saturday morning Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake (from Britain). and Roscosmos cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko will undock from the ISS at 1:52 am EDT and land in Kazakhstan at 5:15 am EDT according to NASA.  NASA TV will cover those events beginning at 1:30 am EDT and 4:00 am EDT respectively.

The three men launched to ISS on December 15, 2015 and docked later that day.

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