HOUSTON — Russia’s Soyuz TMA-09M descended to Earth late Nov. 10, returning a two-man, one-woman crew after 166 days aboard the International Space Station, along with a potentially faulty component suspected in the mid-July U.S. spacesuit failure that flooded the helmet of European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano with leaking water, prompting a suspension of NASA-sponsored spacewalks. The capsule touched down under parachute with cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, NASA astronaut ...


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