On March 2, 2016 at 04:29 UTC the Russian “Soyuz TMA-18M” landing capsule landed safely in a distance of 147 kilometers from the city of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. The spacecraft delivered to Earth the 3 members of ISS’s Expedition 46 –Russian cosmonauts Sergey Volkov and Mikhail Kornienko as well as American astronaut Scott Kelly. Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly spent in space 340 days. Sergey Volkov spent in space 182 days.
Three other ISS crew members – Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, American astronaut Timothy Kopra and British astronaut Timothy Peake remained in orbit aboard the International Space Station as the Expedition 47 crew. The undocking of Soyuz TMA-18M marked the end of Expedition 46 and the start of Expedition 47.