Crew Return Safely After Long Space Station Mission

June 11, 2015 3:39 PM

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Crew Return Safely After Long Space Station Mission

Three space station crew members have returned home to the Earth after spending nearly 200 days off the planet.

NASA astronaut Terry Virts, cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov of Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos, and Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti with the European Space Agency (ESA) landed on board Russia's Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft on the steppe of Kazakhstan Thursday (June 11).

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