The Russian Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft touched down successfully early in October, near the town of own of Zhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.
The craft carried a crew of three US and Russian astronauts. Their return to earth marked the end of a 197 day mission.
Originally published by Cosmos as A mission ends, and all is well
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