National Academy of Sciences of Belarus


As reported by NASB Agency for Space Research, crew of 56th expedition to International Space Station to leave station next week

The Agency for Space Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus informs that the crew of the 56th expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) will leave the station next week. The information came from the participants of the 31st International Congress of the Association of Space Flight Participants held in Minsk on 9–15 September, 2018.

On 3 October, Wednesday, Andrew Feustel, Commander of the 56th expedition, will hand over control of the ISS to Alexander Gerst, Commander of the 57th expedition. On 4 October, Thursday, Andrew Feustel, Oleg Artemyev, Richard R. Arnold will leave the ISS and return to Earth.

On 11 October, a Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and a NASA astronaut Nick Hague will depart for the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft.

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