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Scenic Descent For Expedition 42

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
March 12, 2015
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Scenic Descent For Expedition 42
Expedition Crew Returns Home
NASA/Bil Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft is seen as it lands in Kazakhstan.
On board were Expedition 42 commander Barry Wilmore of NASA, Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Elena Serova of Roscosmos. They landed near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 (Thursday, March 12, Kazakh time).

NASA astronaut Wilmore, Russian cosmonauts Samokutyaev and Serova returned to Earth after almost six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 41 and 42 crews. The spacecraft touched down safely at approximately 10:07 p.m. EDT.

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