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Soyuz TMA-M landed.
On March 16, 2011 at 07:54 UTC the Soyuz TMA-M landing capsule with 3 cosmonauts aboard performed a soft landing at a distance of 86 kilometers to the north from the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan.
Photo NASA.
Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft is seen as it lands.
Russian cosmonauts Aleksandr Kaleri (Soyuz TMA-M Commander), Oleg Skripochka and Ametican astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth having spent in space 159 days, 08 hours and 42 minutes. Health status of the crew is fine. All descent operations were nominal.
During its mission on board the ISS the crew received 3 "Progress” unmanned supply spacecraft and 1 shuttle – Discovery – during its final mission to space. O.Skripocka performed three space walks.
Photo NASA
From left: O.Skripochka, A.Kaleri, S.Kelly are just after landing/
Now aboard of the ISS, the crew of expedition 27 continues its operations under command of Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratiev. He, with Katherine Calleman and Paolo Nespoli, will work onboard the ISS until arrival of Soyuz TMA-21.
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