“Soyuz” with “movie crew” on board undocked from ISS
The Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft with cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky, director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia Peresild on board went to Earth. The return of the Russians is broadcast on the Roscosmos website.
“Kinoekipazh” undocked from the “Science” module.
It is planned that at 06:41 Moscow time the Soyuz MS-18 will turn on the engine for de-orbiting, at 07:09 Moscow time the spacecraft will split into compartments and at 7:12 Moscow time the descent vehicle with the “movie crew” will enter the atmosphere.
The landing is planned at 7:35 Moscow time, 148 kilometers south-east of the Kazakh city of Zhezkazgan. Special amphibious vehicles have already moved into the landing area.
Shipenko and Peresild flew to the ISS together with cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov. He and the Russian Pyotr Dubrov, as well as the Americans Mark Vande Hai, Shane Kimbrow and Megan MacArthur, the Japanese Akihiko Hoshide and the Frenchman Toma Peske remained at the International Space Station.
During the 12 days that Shipenko and Peresild spent in space, they removed most of the materials for the picture with the working title “Challenge”.