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Kuipers landing highlights / B Roll / 03-07-2012
02 July 2012
European Space Agency (ESA)
REPLAY: 03-Jul-12 15:00 - 15:15 GMT
On 1st July ESA astronaut André Kuipers, NASA astronaut Don Pettit and Russian Cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko have returned to Earth in their Soyuz capsule.
It marks the end of the fourth ESA long duration mission aboard the International Space Station.
The B roll includes images of the farewelll ceremony in the ISS with hatch closure and then undocking plus Soyuz landing with the crew out of the capsule as well as comments from André Kuipers and Thomas Reiter, the Director of Human Spaceflight.
00:00:15:17 - Farewell and hatch closure (no audio)
00:02:05:12 - Undocking
00:04:29:05 - De-orbit and landing animation
00:05:48:07 - Landing
00:09:38:04 - Comment Thomas Reiter
00:10:11:13 - Arrival Zhezkazgan and comment André Kuipers in English and Dutch
Eutelsat 9A at 9°E, transponder 59, downlink frequency 11900.1 horizontally polarised, symbol rate 27,500 FEC 2/3.