Russia’s Soyuz TMA 20/25S commander Dmitry Kondratyev, NASA flight engineer Catherine Coleman and European Space Agency flight engineer Paolo Nespoli touched down under parachute southeast of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, late on May 23. The landing at 10:26 p.m. EDT, or May 24 at 8:26 a.m. at the landing site, marked the end of a 159-day voyage for the trio. The last members of the International Space Station’s (ISS) Expedition 27 crew were quickly joined by helicopter-borne recovery forces ...

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