Picture of the Day: Soyuz TMA-20 Lands Safely in Kazakhstan

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The photograph above shows the Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft safely landing in the desert southeast of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on May 24, 2011. The shuttle held Expedition 27 Commander Dmitry Kondratyev and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli. "NASA Astronaut Coleman, Russian Cosmonaut Kondratyev and Italian Astronaut Nespoli are returning from more than five months onboard the International Space Station," NASA added, "where they served as members of the Expedition 26 and 27 crews."

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