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NASA publishes amazing images of Expedition 49 landing

The Expedition 49 crewmates touched down in their Soyuz MS-01 at 11:58 PM EDT southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan

Lana Jelic | Oct 31, 2016 at 08:25 am CDT (1 min, 29 secs reading time)

NASA has published amazing images of Expedition 49 crew members landing in Kazahstan on Sunday. NASA astronaut and Expedition 49 crew member Kate Rubins, Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency returned to Earth after a successful mission aboard the International Space Station.

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Russian Search and Rescue teams fly to Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan to prepare for the Soyuz MS-01 landing with Expedition 49 crew members.

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The city of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan is seen from a Russian Search and Rescue helicopter.

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The Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 49 crew members.

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Rubins and Onishi have each spent a total of 115 days in space during their first mission. Ivanishin now has 280 days in space from two flights.

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Touchdown!

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Astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is helped out of the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft.

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Expedition 49 NASA astronaut Kate Rubins talks to her family via satellite phone. Rubins became the 60th woman to fly in space and the first person to sequence DNA in space.

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Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos is carried into a medical tent.

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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) sit in chairs outside the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft a few moments after they landed.

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Last updated: Sep 1, 2017 at 06:05 am CDT

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