COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — After nearly six months aboard the International Space Station, Baltimore County’s own Reid Wiseman is back on Earth.
A veteran cosmonaut, a German vulcanologist and a Navy test pilot-turned-astronaut–Reid Wiseman–came back to Earth following a 165-day stay in orbit.
The Soyuz ferry craft touched down in Kazaskhstan at 10:58 p.m. Sunday.
The crew took off around 7:30 p.m. for their journey back to Earth.
After a medical check and satellite phone calls to friends and family, all three will enjoy a traditional welcome home ceremony in Kazakhstan.
Sunday afternoon, Wiseman and the two other crew members said goodbye to those on board the I.S.S.
Wiseman has become a Twitter sensation while spending time in space, taking daily pictures and video for everyone here at home to see.
Monday on WJZ, it’s mission accomplished. Mary Bubala sits down with Reid Wiseman’s parents in their Baltimore County home to talk about the end of this incredible six month journey.
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