Trio Of Astronauts Return To Earth After Record-Breaking ISS Mission

June 11, 2015 2:28 PM

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ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, of Italy, checking her Sokol pressure suit aboard the International Space Station. Cristoforetti, who set an endurance record, is among three astronauts who returned on Thursday.

Three astronauts are safely on the ground in Kazakhstan after their Soyuz capsule re-entered at the end of a record-breaking mission aboard the International Space Station. Their return to Earth was delayed by the loss of a Russian resupply ship.

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