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Officials present flowers to Russian Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy... News PhotoFlower,Horizontal,Kazakhstan,Science and Technology,Space MissionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPOfficials present flowers to Russian Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy (L) and Russian Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin (C) the airport of Kostanay after their landing in northern Kazakhstan, on March 16, 2013. NASA US astronaut Kevin Ford together with Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin returned safely to Earth from the International Space Station early today, aboard a Russian capsule which landed on the freezing Kazakhstan steppe, mission control said.The landing had been delayed by a day due to poor weather conditions, but rescue helicopters still had to contend with thick ground fog which descended on the landing area and drastically reduced visibility. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)