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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After a Year In Space – Science Continues Full Speed Ahead

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko, returning from nearly a fully year in space this week, will have to wait for a well-deserved holiday as scientists were eager to work with the freshly returned crew members to asses their health after spending 340 days in space

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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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