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KAZAKHSTAN-RUSSIA-US-SPACE-ISS

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--EDITORS NOTE -- CORRECTING YEAR TO 2013-- A pilot walks toward the rescue helicopters partly seen due to thick ground fog at an airfield in the Kazakh town of Arkalyk, some 300 km from the capital of Astana, 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)
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--EDITORS NOTE -- CORRECTING YEAR TO 2013-- A pilot walks toward the rescue helicopters partly seen due to thick ground fog at an airfield in the Kazakh town of Arkalyk, some 300 km from the capital of Astana, 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)
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