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Soyuz Landing Photos: US-Russian Expedition 38 Crew Returns to Earth

Expedition 38 Crew on the International Space Station

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The Expedition 38 crew of the International Space Station poses for an in-flight crew portrait in the Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station on Feb. 22, 2014. [Read the Full Story Here]

Expedition 38: Soyuz Landing Site

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This NASA graphic depicts the landing site for the Russian Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft returning NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy to Earth on March 10, 2014 EDT to end their Expedition 38 mission to the International Space Station. [Read the Full Story Here]

Expedition 38 Landing: Recovery Helicopter

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Russian MI-8 helicopters are seen at the Karanganda Airport shortly after poor weather forced the fleet of 12 helicopters to turn around from their flight to Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan where they were to have pre-staged for the landing of the Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft, Monday, March 10, 2014, Karanganda, Kazakhstan. [Read the Full Story Here]

Kotov Hands Over Station Control to Wakata

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Expedition 38 Commander Oleg Kotov hands over control of the station to Japanese astronaut and Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata during a Change of Command Ceremony for March 9, 2014. [Read the Full Story Here]

Expedition 38 Landing: Through the Window

NASA/Bill Ingalls

A Russian MI-8 helicopter is seen through the window of another helicopter at the Karanganda Airport shortly after poor weather forced the fleet of 12 helicopters to turn around from their flight to Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan where they were to have pre-staged for the landing of the Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft, Monday, March 10, 2014, Karanganda, Kazakhstan. [Read the Full Story Here]

Space Station Expedition 38 Landing Crew

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Expedition 38 crewmembers (from left) Mike Hopkins, Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy gather inside the International Space Station's Kibo laboratory for a crew portrait ahead of a planned March 10, 2014 landing aboard their Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft [Read the Full Story Here]

Expedition 38 Landing: Foul Weather

NASA/Bill Ingalls

A Russian MI-8 helicopter is seen at the Karanganda Airport shortly after poor weather forced the fleet of 12 helicopters to turn around from their flight to Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan where they were to have pre-staged for the landing of the Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft, Monday, March 10, 2014, Karanganda, Kazakhstan. [Read the Full Story Here]

Russian MI-8 Helicopter Wheel in Snow

NASA/Bill Ingalls

A wheel of a Russian MI-8 helicopter is seen in the snow near at the Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft landing site shortly after after the capsule landed with Expedition 38 Commander Oleg Kotov of the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, and Flight Engineers: Mike Hopkins of NASA, and, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos, near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

Expedition 38 Landing: Head On

NASA/Bill Ingalls

A Russian MI-8 helicopter is seen at the Karanganda Airport shortly after poor weather forced the fleet of 12 helicopters to turn around from their flight to Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan where they were to have pre-staged for the landing of the Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft, Monday, March 10, 2014, Karanganda, Kazakhstan. [Read the Full Story Here]

Photographers Document Russian Sokol Suit

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Photographers document the Russian Sokol suit worn by Expedition 38 Flight Engineer Mike Hopkins of NASA after he and Commander Oleg Kotov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and, Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos, landed in their Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

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