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I.S.S. crew returns safely to Earth

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KAZAKHSTAN (WKOW) -- American astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei, along with Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin touched down in Kazakhstan last night in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.

Their safe return home ended their 168-day Expedition 54 to the International Space Station. 

Their departure from the I.S.S. marks the beginning of Expedition 55 by those remaining on the orbiting spacecraft.

Three additional crew members for Expedition 55 will board the I.S.S. on March 23rd.

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