Science and Exploration

Airline Pilot Photographs Soyuz Reentry

By Keith Cowing
November 14, 2013
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Airline Pilot Photographs Soyuz Reentry
Soyuz Reentry
Simon Wijker

British Airways pilot Captain Simon Wijker caught this image of the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft, shortly before it landed in Kazakhstan.
Inside the spacecraft were ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, NASA’s Karen Nyberg, Russian commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and the Olympic torch.

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