ISS Expedition 29 Crew Returns Home


Commander Mike Fossum (center) and Flight Engineers Sergei Volkov (right) and Satoshi Furukawa attach the Expedition 29 patch inside the station. (Credits: NASA)

International Space Station (ISS) crewmembers Commander Mike Fossum and Flight Engineers Satoshi Furukawa and Sergei Volkov returned safely to Earth aboard a Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft on November 22. Their departure from ISS brought an end to ISS Expedition 29.

Command of ISS now devolves upon Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank, who docked with ISS on November 16 along with Flight Engineers Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin. The remainder of the Expedition 30 crew is scheduled to launch to ISS on December 21.

The video below reports on the moments before and after the Soyuz TMA-02M landing.


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