Astronaut Scott Kelly heads back to Earth 340 days in space

March 1, 2016 5:54 PM

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In a few hours, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is due to be back on Earth.

Kelly has completed a nearly yearlong mission on the International Space Station, the longest any U.S. astronaut has been in space. He’s set to come home on Tuesday, riding back to Earth on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. He’s scheduled to land in the Kazakhstan desert at 10:27 Wednesday morning (11:27 ...

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