Astronaut after landing in Soyuz in Kazakhstan
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Soyuz astronauts land in Kazakhstan after ISS mission

Three astronauts inside a Russian Soyuz capsule parachuted safely back to Earth, landing in Kazakhstan after almost six months on the International Space Station.

US astronaut Mike Fossum, Japan's Satoshi Furukawa and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov landed at 02:26 GMT, shortly before sunrise at the landing site, Nasa TV showed.

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