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    The International Space Station (ISS) crew members Timothy Peake of Britain, Yuri Malenchenko of Russia and Timothy Kopra of the U.S., surrounded by ground personnel, rest shortly after landing near the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan, June 18, 2016

    Soyuz Space Capsule With International Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

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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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