Gallery: Three ISS Residents Parachute to Sunrise Landing in Kazakhstan

Three International Space Station residents parachuted to a safe landing Wednesday in a picturesque morning scenery in the steppe of Kazakhstan where their Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft touched down after circling the Earth 2,752 times.

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Soyuz Touches down at Sunrise – ISS Crew Trio back on Earth after 172-Day Space Flight

Three International Space Station residents parachuted to a safe landing Wednesday in a picturesque morning scenery in the steppe of Kazakhstan where their Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft touched down after a circling the Earth 2,752 times.

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Soyuz Crew en-route to blazing Re-Entry & early Morning Landing after on-time Departure of ISS

Three International Space Station crew members have begun their final laps around Earth, embarking on an overnight return aboard their Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft after an eventful 172-day stay on the orbiting laboratory.

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China lands Prototype Crew Spacecraft after inaugural Long March 7 Launch

The inauguration of China’s Long March 7 rocket on Saturday way capped by the successful landing of the re-entry vehicle carried aboard the launcher to demonstrate the landing profile and heat shield of the country’s next generation crew vehicle.

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Photos of Mikhail Kornienko’s Field Test after Return from a ‘Year in Space’

Hooked up to plenty of instruments, a group of three returning spacemen were put through their paces just minutes after their eventful return from space earlier in the week in a quest to collect data for future long-duration missions taking humanity to distant targets.

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Yearlong Space Mission to Wrap Up with Soyuz Landing Tuesday Night

Three International Space Station crew members are on the eve of their return to Earth aboard the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft, aiming for a parachute-assisted landing in the snow-covered steppe of Kazakhstan Tuesday night.

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Photos: Three Space Station Crew Members return to Earth

The Soyuz TMA-17M crew of Oleg Kononenko, Kimiya Yui and Kjell Lindgren made a safe landing in Kazakhstan on Friday after a space flight of four and a half months. It marked the fifth nighttime landing of a Soyuz returning from ISS, but the first to take place after sunset instead of the early morning hours.

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Space Station Crew parachutes to safe Night Landing in snow-covered Kazakh Steppe

A trio of Soyuz crew members parachuted down to a safe landing in the dark of night on Friday, returning from a 142-day mission to the International Space Station. Making a rare nighttime landing and the first post-sunset touchdown in ISS history, Soyuz commander Oleg Kononenko and Flight Engineers Kimiya Yui and Kjell Lindgren returned safely

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Soyuz TMA-17M Undocks from ISS to set sail for Nighttime Return of three Crew Members

Three International Space Station residents departed the orbiting complex on Friday to start their return journey towards a rare nighttime landing of the Soyuz spacecraft on the steppe of Kazakhstan.

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Soyuz Trio set for rare Nighttime Landing on Friday

A trio of International Space Station crew members are on the eve of their return to Earth aboard Soyuz TMA-17M after a mission of four and a half months living and working on the orbiting laboratory. Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko and Flight Engineers Kimiya Yui and Kjell Lindgren are set for a rare nighttime landing well after sunset in typical winter conditions in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

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