A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying two astronauts after a half-year aboard the International Space Station landed in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Friday, June 2, 2017. Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet were on the ISS crew.
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams of the US and Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka landed in a remote area of Kazakhstan on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. The three are returning after 172 days in space where they served as members of the Expedition 47 and 48 crews onboard the International Space Station.
Crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) land near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on March 2, 2016. U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on after spending almost a year in space in a ground-breaking experiment foreshadowing a potential manned mission to Mars.
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, who was born and raised in the Baltimore area, recently completed a stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS). From May to November 2014, he literally had a window on the world as the space station circled in low orbit around Earth.
Now Wiseman is back visiting several locations in the region, including the Maryland Science Center, where he is displaying some of his amazing videos and pictures that he took during his stay on board the ISS.