Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA, Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency), and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos are scheduled to launch Wednesday, June 6, from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
As the Space Station passes into a period of night every 45 mins video is unavailable - during this time, and other breaks in transmission recorded footage is shown when back in daylight earth will recommence.
"We are a bit exhausted but happy with what we have accomplished and happy to be back on Earth".
American astronaut Scott Tingle, Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai and Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov had lived and worked in a low-Earth orbit for 168 days.
A Soyuz capsule carrying Russian Anton Shkaplerov, American Scott Tingle and Japan's Norishige Kanai floated down under a red-and-white parachute for a landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan. There they will undergo a longer medical exam and then be flown either to Moscow or Houston. News agency Tass reported that it was to be used in the opening game, although this has not been confirmed by worldwide football federation Fifa.
Leaked logo confirms Hitman 2
A new Hitman sequel is set to be revealed later this week, but its publisher has already stealth killed any chance of a surprise. Games sequel would be the tenth game in the long-running franchise that recently peaked with 2016's Hitman .