04:11 GMT04 March 2021
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    The 62nd expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) included Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka along with US astronauts Andrew Morgan and Jessica Meir.

    On 15 April, crew commander Oleg Skripochka handed over command of the ISS to NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, who is in charge of the 63rd expedition, which also includes Russian cosmonauts Anatoli Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner.

    After the hatch closure procedures, scheduled for 22:30 GMT, the Russian cosmonaut and the American astronauts will depart from the station in a Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft and are expected to land at 05:16 GMT southeast of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Friday.

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    astronauts, International Space Station (ISS), United States
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