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The ISS crew of Expedition 22 has landed.

The descent module of Soyuz TMA-16 landed near the town of Arkalyk in Kazakhstan. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

On board were members of the 22-second expedition to the ISS — Rossiyanin Maxim Suraev and American Jeffrey Williams. Both were held at the International Space Station for six months.

Soyuz TMA-16 undocked from the ISS at 11:03 Moscow time. Flight to the Earth passed normally. In Kazakhstan, the crew are ready to help 15 rescue helicopters and aircraft, including 3 AN-12 and AN-24, 12 Mi-8 helicopters and six search and recovery vehicles.

The crew of the next expedition to the ISS launched into orbit on April 2 at the Soyuz TMA-18. The core crew includes Russians Alexander Skvortsov, and Mikhail Kornienko, and American Tracy Caldwell-Dyson. Their doubles — Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Alexander Samokutyaev and Andrei Borisenko and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly.


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