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Soyuz Landing Day Photos for ISS Expedition 36 Crew (Gallery)

Russian ATV and Helicopter at Soyuz Landing Site

NASA/Bill Ingalls

A Russian search and rescue all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and helicopter are seen at the landing site of the Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Soyuz TMA-08M Spacecraft Up Close

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft is seen after it landed with Expedition 36 Commander Pavel Vinogradov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA aboard, in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Soyuz Rests After Landing in Remote Kazakhstan

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft is seen after it landed with Expedition 36 Commander Pavel Vinogradov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA aboard, in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Russian Search and Rescue MI-8 Helicopters at Soyuz Landing Site

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Russian search and rescue MI-8 helicopters are seen at the landing site of the Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Rescue Crews Wave Farewell at Soyuz Landing Site

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Russian search and rescue crews wave farewell to a departing helicopter as an all-terrain vehicle with Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA drops Cassidy off to from the Soyuz TMA-08M landing zone in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan to Karaganda on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Cassidy Helped to Awaiting Helicopter

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA is helped from an all-terrain vehicle to a waiting helicopter after he and, Commander Pavel Vinogradov of Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos landed in their Soyuz TMA-08M capsule in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Cassidy Rest Aboard Helicopter After Soyuz Landing

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA rest on a helicopter after he and, Commander Pavel Vinogradov of Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos landed in their Soyuz TMA-08M capsule in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Soyuz Landing: MI-8 Helicopters Seen Through Helicopter Window

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Russian search and rescue MI-8 helicopters are seen through the window of another helicopter at the landing site of the Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Soyuz Landing: Cassidy Helped Out of Helicopter

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA is helped out of a helicopter at the Karaganda airport in Kazakhstan after having been flown from the Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft landing site in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Expedition 36 Commander Pavel Vinogradov Waves to Crowd

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Expedition 36 Commander Pavel Vinogradov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) waves to a crowd gathered at the Chkalovsky airport outside Star City, Russia several hours after he and, Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA landed their Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

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