Russian space capsule with three ISS astronauts lands in Kazakhstan

Source: Nasa
Source: Nasa

A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts from NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) has safely landed in Kazakhstan.

The capsule touched down at 6:39 p.m. (1239 GMT) Sunday, descending under a red-and-white parachute.

The three astronauts aboard the capsule included – Russian Anton Shkaplerov, American Scott Tingle and Japan’s Norishige Kanai. With the landing, their 168-day mission came to an end.

The trio were extracted from the capsule within 30 minutes and appeared to be in good condition.

The orbiting laboratory now has a crew of three: Americans Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold and Russian Oleg Artemyev.

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