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brockenspectre
13th May 2013, 18:55
musical farewell from Chris Hadfield (http://www.upworthy.com/the-final-epic-act-of-the-departing-commander-of-the-international-space-station-truly-rocked-2?g=2&c=ufb1) :ok:

Happy landings!

Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield, Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko and Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn are set to return to Earth Monday night to wrap up 146 days in space and 144 days on the International Space Station.

The departing trio will bid farewell to their crewmates and board their Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft, closing the hatches between the two vehicles at 3:50 p.m. EDT. Undocking is scheduled at 7:08 p.m. A deorbit burn planned at 9:37 p.m. will set the Soyuz on track for a landing southeast of the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan at 10:30 p.m. (8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Kazakh time).

See more here (http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition35/e35_051313_departs.html)

Live NASA TV (http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html?param=public) with ISS Farewells and hatch closure @ 2030BST

Lonewolf_50
13th May 2013, 20:49
He held pitch pretty well. Nicely done! :ok:

West Coast
13th May 2013, 22:44
Bet he's hell on wheels at a karaoke bar.does a pretty good version of Danny boy as well.

brockenspectre
13th May 2013, 23:10
Separation of Soyuz from ISS confirmed (255 statute miles over E Mongolia).... backing away at rate of 1/10 a metre per second :ok:

pigboat
13th May 2013, 23:13
This is supposed to be a live feed.

WATCH LIVE @ 6:45 ET: Three Astronauts Undock from Space Station | Space.com (http://www.space.com/17933-nasa-television-webcasts-live-space-tv.html)

brockenspectre
14th May 2013, 02:19
Successful chute deployment YEEEEEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA proceeding nominally :ok:

pigboat
14th May 2013, 02:35
I think it was a range approach brocky. Did you hear the A - N Morse code in the background? :D

brockenspectre
14th May 2013, 03:20
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-PN5uY-70r7M/UZGrj6mb3rI/AAAAAAAACVk/HlA1jJOcZuM/s800/HadfieldHand.png
first image - a hand!

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-XGBJkMK4ZyY/UZGrMQxvtII/AAAAAAAACU8/PEvPhtOylQM/s800/Hadfield1.png
sitting back on earth

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-VpqJspzHKIc/UZGrQ_HnckI/AAAAAAAACVE/gBAfX0WnE_I/s800/Hadfield2.png
Thumbs up!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-0CT0Dy9eRT4/UZGrU0femlI/AAAAAAAACVM/A1GrUay1qYU/s800/Hadfield3.png
"that was quite a ride home"

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-5Ngy4XRQ84k/UZGrZijjNRI/AAAAAAAACVU/ablfeY8TRyc/s800/Hadfield4.png
Chris ----------------- Roman ------------------ Tom