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KOROLYOV /Moscow Region/, September 12. /TASS/. The manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-16M is entering the thick layers of the atmosphere, Mission Control told TASS.
"The descent capsule has separated from the utility compartment and the equipment bay," Mission Control said.
Returning to earth are Russia’s Gennady Padalka, Kazakhstan’s Aidyn Aimbetov and Denmark’s Andreas Mogensen.
According to Mission Control’s ballistic service the capsule’s touch-down is expected at 03:51 146 kilometers southeast of Dzhezkazgan, in Kazakhstan.