Tim Peake is hitting the ground and running

 

It Ain’t No Easy Ride Home

‘If the rocket fires for too short a time, the spacecraft could skip across the top of the atmosphere, like a stone skimming a lake, and shoot off into space. If the burn is too long, the Soyuz will come in at too steep an angle too fast, and risk being incinerated.’

 

Charted return from the ISS – Tim Peake

 

 

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