Three Astronauts Return From International Space Station After 204 Days, View Pics and Videos of Their Landing on Earth
Three astronauts return to Earth from space (Photo Credits: Twitter/Space_Station)

Three astronauts aboard the International Space Station have safely returned back to Earth after spending more than six months in space. NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Flight Engineer David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency safely came back to the Earth on the Russian Soyuz capsule. All three of them landed at Kazakhstan at 8-47 am (02 47GMT). They spent 204 days in the space, completing 3,264 orbits of the Earth and a journey of 86.4 million miles. Outer Space Effects on Human Body: Watch Video of NASA Astronaut Struggling to Walk After Spending 200 Days on ISS.

The Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-11 undocked from the ISS on early Tuesday morning and landed three hours later from the orbiting lab. Anne McClain of the United States and David Saint-Jacques of Canada completed their maiden flights, while for Oleg Kononenko it was his fourth mission in space. Other two astronauts Christina Koch and Russia’s Alexey Ovchinin remain aboard the space station. What Do Astronauts Eat? Russia Makes Space Diet Available for the Public on Earth.

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McClain's who was on his first trip to space worked on the Station's power systems. He was also part of two spacewalks. Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos is a space veteran and was the first one to be taken out from the space capsule. There was an initial medical check after which they will be flown to their home bases. (With IANS Inputs).