This Stunning Photo Shows an International Spacecraft Landing in Kazakhstan
Three astronauts touched down in Kazakhstan Thursday morning after traveling almost 71 million miles while orbiting Earth in the International Space Station.
“They have landed!” That’s what the Russian Federal Space Agency’s Mission Control Center’s main screen flashed as thecarrying three astronauts
During their nearly six months in orbit, they took several spacewalks and gathered information about the Earth’s atmosphere that may help scientists better understand climate change, says NASA. They also studied how to manage the health effects of long voyages in space in preparation for ambitious future trips.