This Is What Astronauts Actually See on Reentry

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pjedrb8vvgp7zoc5yqacEver wondered what astronauts see when they return from the International Space Station at the end of their mission, tucked tightly into a Soyuz space capsule? Well, it’s this.

In this video, astronaut Mike Hopkins (Expedition 37/38 )—who returned to Earth back in March—shows you. The real fireworks start at 12:40.

Oh and just as a reminder, this is what the reentry rollercoaster that is Soyuz looks like on the inside:

Written by physicsgg

December 16, 2014 at 10:20 pm

Posted in SPACE

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