Soyuz Capsule Lands with US-Russian Crew: Expedition 34 Photos

Crewmembers Safe on the Ground


The Soyuz crew landed safely on March 15 in a remote area of Central Asia.



A Soyuz capsule carrying three space station crew members landed on March 15.

International Space Station from Soyuz


Three crewmembers from the International Space Station get a view of the orbiting laboratory as they fly back to Earth in their Russian Soyuz space capsule.

Space Station Crewmembers say Goodbye


Three international crewmembers from the International Space Station said their goodbyes to their fellow crewmembers before boarding the Russian Soyuz space capsule that brought them back to Earth on March 15, 2013.

Kazakhstan Landing Zone: Expedition 34 Crew


This NASA graphic depicts the landing site in Kazakhstan for NASA astronaut Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin, the Expedition 34 crew, who were returning to Earth on March 15, 2013.

Canada's First ISS Commander Chris Hadfield


Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (left) accepts command of the International Space Station from NASA astronaut and out-going station commander Kevin Ford, March 13, 2013.

Expedition 34 Crew Landing


Kevin Ford, Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin (left to right) are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday, March 14, 2013 after a stay on the International Space Station.

Inside Russia's Crewed Soyuz Space Capsule (Infographic)

Karl Tate, Contributor

The workhorse Soyuz spacecraft have been flying for nearly 45 years. See how Russia's Soyuz spacecraft work in this infographic.

The International Space Station: Inside and Out (Infographic)

Karl Tate,

This infographic lays out information about the International Space Station.

View from a Russian Helicopter

NASA/Bill Ingalls

A view of a Russian Search and Rescue helicopter that was grounded by low visibility at the Arkalyk Airport in Kazakhstan on Saturday, March 16, 2013.

Russian Helicopter Commander Waits for Landing

NASA / Bill Ingalls

A Russian helicopter commander waits inside his Search and Rescue helicopter that was grounded by low visibility at the Arkalyk Airport in Kazakhstan on Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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