The spacecraft descent vehicle & quot; Soyuz TMA-19M & quot; will replenish the exposition of the London Museum of Science

WritesPierre-François Mouriauxin the article "Le Soyouz de Tim Peake entre au muse", Published by the French edition of"Air & cosmos", The descent module of the Soyuz-TMA-19M spacecraft, in which the British cosmonaut Tim Peake flew to the International Space Station (ISS) during the Principia mission in the interests of the European Space Agency, added to the collection of the London Science Museum ).
The museum purchased the device in December 2016. Type Peak spent on the ISS for almost six months. The mission launched to the ISS from Baikonur on December 15, 2015. On this flight, along with the British astronaut, were the Russian Yuri Malenchenko and the American Type Kopra (Tim Kopra). Docking with the station was made in manual mode.

The descent vehicle of the Soyuz-TMA-19M spacecraft on Earth, 06/18/2016 (c) Binn Ingols / NASA
Three cosmonauts returned to Earth on June 18, 2016, having flown 119 million kilometers in 186 days.
Soyuz TMA-19M will take place this year in the space dedicated to space technologies, next to the spacesuit of the first English woman cosmonaut Helen Sharman, who flew to the Mir station in 1991.
In France, there is only one real spacecraft that is presented to the general public — the Soyuz T-6, which Jean-Loup Chretien flew during the PVH mission in 1982. The device has been exhibited at the Museum of Aviation and Cosmonautics in Bourges since 1983.

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