Soyuz Spacecraft Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan

Support and medical personnel carry Expedition 31 Commander Oleg Kononenko of Russia (foreground), followed by Flight Engineers Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency and Don Pettit of NASA to the medical tent shortly after they landed in their Soyuz TMA-03M capsule in a remote area on July 1, 2012 near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Pettit, Kononenko and Kuipers returned from more than six months onboard the International Space Station, where they served as members of the Expedition 30 and 31 crews.
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