24 May 2011, 13:45

Italian astronaut suffers vestibular system disorders

Italian astronaut suffers vestibular system disorders

The Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who returned to the earth from the International Space Station earlier today, suffered some vestibular system disorders upon landing. But this individual response raises no fears, the deputy Head of the Russian Medico-Biological Agency Vyacheslav Rogozhkin told a news conference.

The Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who returned to the earth from the International Space Station earlier today, suffered some vestibular system disorders upon landing.

But this individual response raises no fears, the deputy Head of the Russian Medico-Biological Agency Vyacheslav Rogozhkin told a news conference.

He added that the condition of the other two crewmembers, namely Dmitry Kondratyev of Russia and Catherine Coleman of the United States, was perfectly normal.

The Soyuz spacecraft with the cosmonauts who are through with their half a year mission aboard the ISS, landed in Kazakhstan earlier today.  

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