“Roscosmos” doesn’t plan to delay the return of the ISS crew to Earth in pandemic coronavirus and the closure of borders between Russia and Kazakhstan, reported RIA Novosti on Thursday, the press service of the Corporation.
Roskosmos does not consider it appropriate to carry the return of the expedition crew ISS-62 on the Ground. Indeed, now there are a number of constraints from the Kazakh side, caused by quarantine measures. But Roskosmos is in communication with colleagues and considering options for solving the problem,” – said the Corporation.
It is planned that the ISS crew will return to Earth on April 17. To meet in the landing area and backup areas should arrive Russian experts and technology – ethereal and aviation.
Currently, the ISS is flying Russians Oleg skripochka and Americans Andrew Morgan, and Jessica Meir. It is planned that on April 9 it will arrive Russians Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Wagner and American Christopher Cassidy. After this, the violins, Morgan and Meyer will return to the Earth.
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