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News ID: 51418
Publish Date: 15:17 - 17 April 2021
Saturday, 17 April 2021_Three members of the Expedition 64 team returned safely to Earth on Saturday after ending their mission on the International Space Station and landing in Kazakhstan.

Astronauts return from ISS, land on Kazakh steppeFlight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA and two Roscosmos cosmonauts were on the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft that parachuted on entry into the Earth's atmosphere, landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan, southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan.

The three crew members were lifted out of the spacecraft before medical examinations were made.

The team ended a 185-day mission spanning 2,960 orbits of Earth and 78.4 million miles.

Rubins is completing her second flight, with 300 cumulative days in space.

Source: AP

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