08:15 GMT21 January 2021
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    A Soyuz space capsule with Russian, US and British astronauts landed on Saturday in Central Asia’s Kazakhstan, the Russian mission control center said.

    KOROLYOV (Sputnik) – The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule undocked from the International Space Station and reentered the atmosphere earlier today. 

    ​"A successful landing! The capsule landed 147 kilometers [91 miles] from the city of Jezkazgan in Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan," a source in the control center told RIA Novosti.T 

    ​The capsule carried Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra and European Space Agency’s Timothy Peake back to the Earth.  

    ​According to Tim Peake, the space journey was "incredible."

    ​The astronauts landed in south-central Kazakhstan after spending 186 days on the International Space Station.

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    capsule, landing, space, Soyuz TMA-15M, International Space Station (ISS), Yuri Malenchenko, Tim Peake, Kazakhstan, Russia
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