Photos: Soyuz TMA-02M Lands in Kazakhstan At Daybreak

Russian support personnel work to help get Expedition 29 crew members out of the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft shortly after the capsule landed with Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum and Flight Engineers Sergei Volkov and Satoshi Furukawa in a remote area outside of the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, Nov. 22 (Nov. 21 in the United States). NASA astronaut Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Volkov and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Furukawa are returning from more than five months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 28 and 29 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls 201111220005hq (22 Nov. 2011) -- high res (0.9 M) low res (93 K)

Russian support personnel arrive to help meet the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft shortly after the capsule landed. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls 20111220002 (22 Nov. 2011) --- high res (1.0 M) low res (76 K)

Russian search and rescue forces prepare their helicopters for take-off in support of the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft landing with the three Expedition 29 crew members onboard. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls 201111220003hq (22 Nov. 2011) --- high res (1.0 M) low res (69 K)

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