Three U.S. and Russian astronauts, the last members of the International Space Station’s Expedition 25 crew, will descend to Earth four days early to accommodate a request from the Kazakhstan government to clear the airspace around the capital of Astana, host for a summit of the 56-member Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on Dec. 1-2. The Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft—with Doug Wheelock, the station’s current commander, and flight engineers Shannon Walker and Fyodor ...


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