Science and Exploration

Returning To Earth At Dawn

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
March 1, 2018
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Returning To Earth At Dawn
Soyuz MS-06 Launch
NASA/Bill Ingalls

Soyuz MS-06 seen as it lands with Expedition 54 crew members Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei of NASA and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018.

Acaba, Vande Hei, and Misurkin are returning after 168 days in space where they served as members of the Expedition 53 and 54 crews onboard the International Space Station. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

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