Photos: Soyuz Parachutes to Safe Landing with ISS Expedition 49/50 Crew

Two Russian Cosmonauts and an American Astronaut parachuted to a safe landing aboard their Soyuz spacecraft, safely touching down after circling the Earth 2,768 times over a mission of 173 days.

Returning from the International Space Station, Soyuz MS-02 with Sergei Ryzhikov, Andrei Borisenko and Shane Kimbrough made an on-target landing in the Kazakh steppe in the afternoon hours on Monday, marking the end of a 118-million-Kilometer journey.

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All Photos: NASA / Bill Ingalls