A Soyuz spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia, descended safely into northern Kazakhstan just before mid-day local time Nov. 26, ending a five-and-a-half-month mission to the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule settled to the ground under parachute north of Arkalyk on Nov. 25 at 11:46 p.m. EST. (10:46 a.m. on Nov. 26, Kazakh time). Yurchikhin, Wheelock and Walker were quickly greeted by helicopter born Russian ...

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