After a 125-day stay at the International Space Station, NASA's Sunita Williams, Russian astronaut Yury Malenchenko and Aki Hoshide of Japan's JAXA space agency landed in their Soyuz capsule at 07:56 a.m. local time (0156 GMT) northeast of the town of Arkalyk, in the very cold steppes of Kazakhstan. More in an Associated Press bulletin.

3 Responses to “3 astronauts return to earth from ISS, touching down in chilly Kazakhstan steppe”

  1. More of a Thump Down than a Touch Down.

  2. acerplatanoides says:

    Maybe they can repair some cables on the trip back to Moscow. 

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