back to article POO-bomber space station 'nauts swap orbiter for rural Kazakhstan

Three astronauts have landed safely in Kazakhstan after spending nearly two hundred days aboard the International Space Station. Expedition 43 Commander Terry Virts of American NASA, Samantha Cristoforetti of Italian ESA, and Anton Shkaplerov of Russia's Roscosmos, safely landed their Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft in Kazakhstan at …

  1. Little Mouse Silver badge

    There have been some great views of the ISS flying overhead this past week.

    I managed to take a couple of hand-held snaps as it flew by. Even with a cheapy 3rd-party 400mm lens, you can still make out the basic shape of the craft.

    Next time I'll be ready with the tripod. Next time....

  2. imanidiot Silver badge

    Welcome back

    to earth, with the rest of us losers.

  3. TitterYeNot

    Chariots of Fire

    The best (rather dramatic) photo I've seen yet of a Soyuz touchdown, in the BBC's coverage of the Expedition 43 landing:-

  4. ravenviz Silver badge

    Going into space more than once!

    Imagine being picked to go to space!

    Imagine being picked to go to space AGAIN!

  5. Billa Bong

    Final comments

    "Some cold water would be nice".

    I can image him taking a sip and shout "This *doesn't* taste like piss!"

  6. Emilio Desalvo

    "Italian ESA"?

    We have bought the European Space Agency, and nobody told me?

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