Cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov join NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on the Kazakh steppe near the town of Zhezkazgan a few minutes after the three landed in the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft behind them on March 2. Volkov piloted his two crewmates back to Earth after they spent 340 days on the International Space Station in the first of what researchers hope will be a series of long-duration missions to collect human-subject data for stays longer than the typical six-month ...

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