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Crew MKS will return tomorrow to the Earth

Crew 23 - j expeditions on the International space station (MKS) will return to the Earth on June, 2nd 2010. At 7:24 Moscow time. (Russian Space Department) is told About it in materials of Federal space agency. Undocking of the ship with station is planned on June, 2nd of this year at 4:04 Moscow time. According to preliminary data, a landing of the lander of the ship Union TMA - 17 it is expected at 7:24 Moscow time in 146 km jugo - to the east of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan - it is told in Russian Space Department message.
as informs Federal agency of air transport (Rosaviation), for safety at landing of the lander of the transport piloted ship Union TMA - 17 it will be involved three planes An - 12 and An - 24 (one in a reserve), 12 helicopters Mi - 8 (two in a reserve), six poiskovo - evacuation cars (one in a reserve).
we Will remind, the structure 23 - j space expedition includes Russian Oleg Kotov, Japanese Soichi Noguchi and American Timoti Krimer.
Work in an orbit the crew 24 - j long expedition as a part of commander Alexander Skvortsova (Russia) will continue, flight engineers of Trejsi Koldvell - Dajson (USA) and Michael Kornienko (Russia), arrived on MKS in the beginning of April of this year To an arrival on ship station Union TMA - 19 they will be onboard station three together. Start Union TMA - 19 it is planned for June, 16th of this year