Wednesday, May 20, 2015
SPACE TRAVELERS RETURN
Expedition 42 Soyuz Enroute to Landing
SMOOTH AS SILK—In this beautiful image, the Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft is seen as it descends toward Earth with Expedition 42 commander Barry Wilmore of NASA, Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Elena Serova of Roscosmos near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 (Thursday, March 12, Kazakh time).
NASA astronaut Wilmore, Russian cosmonauts Samokutyaev and Serova returned to Earth after almost six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 41 and 42 crews.
The spacecraft touched down safely at approximately 10:07 p.m. EDT.
Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls