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    Post  Carol on Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:49 am

    Astronauts touch down in chilly Kazakhstan steppe
    http://apnews.myway.com/article/20121119/DA2KRMH81.html
    ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) - Three astronauts touched down in the dark, chilly expanses of central Kazakhstan onboard a Soyuz capsule Monday after a 125-day stay at the International Space Station. NASA's Sunita Williams, Russian astronaut Yury Malenchenko and Aki Hoshide of Japan's JAXA space agency landed at 07:56 a.m. local time (0156 GMT) northeast of the town of Arkalyk. Eight helicopters rushed search-and-recovery crew to assist the crew, whose capsule did not parachute onto the exact planned touchdown site due to a minimal delay in procedures...


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