Space Station crew landed in Kazakhstan
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Don Pettit and European Space Agency astronaut Andre Kuipers have spent more than six months in orbit.
While in orbit, the crew performed one space walk and several docking and undocking operations. They also conducted more than 30 scientific research experiments.
Three other ISS crew members – Russia’s Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin and NASA astronaut Joe Acaba – will remain in orbit.
NASA astronaut Suni Williams, Russian cosmonaut Yury Malenchenko and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide are expected to arrive at the ISS on July 15 on board a Soyuz TMA-05M spaceship to replace the outgoing crew.I