OREANDA-NEWS. October 24, 2008. Joint mission of the crews in the International Space Station is close to its completion.  On Oct. 24, Sergey Volkov, Oleg Kononenko and Richard Garriott are returning to the Earth. About 1 a.m. Moscow time they will enter Soyuz TMA-12 crew vehicle, seen off by Michael Fincke, Yury Lonchakov and Gregory Chamitoff. Soyuz/ISS separation is scheduled for 4:16 Moscow time (00:16 GMT).
 Estimated landing time of the Soyuz TMA-12 reentry capsule is 7:37 a.m. (03:37 GMT).