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Search and rescue personnel wait next to a helicopter in the town of... News PhotoAstronaut,Cosmonaut,Crew,Helicopter,Horizontal,International Space Station,Joseph Acaba,Kazakhstan,Occupation,Rescue,Science and Technology,Searching,Space Capsule,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Sunset,Town,USA,WaitingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPSearch and rescue personnel wait next to a helicopter in the town of Arkalyk before a mission to cover the landing of the Soyuz TMA-04M capsule with the International Space Station (ISS) crew of US astronaut Joseph Acaba and Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin in northern Kazakhstan, on September 17, 2012. A woman took today command of the ISS for only the second time as three US and Russian colleagues made a safe return from the orbiting space lab to the Kazakh steppe. AFP PHOTO / POOL/ SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Photo credit should read SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/GettyImages)