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Blazing through the atmosphere, three members of the International Space Station’s (ISS) Expedition 47 crew returned to Earth on June 18 in their Soyuz spacecraft. The capsule descending through mid-afternoon skies above the Steppe of Kazakhstan some 300 miles (480 kilometers) east of where they launched in December.
A Soyuz FG rocket carrying the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft with three people inside thundered off the pad toward orbit at 5:03 p.m. local time in Kazakhstan (11:03 GMT). The trio launched on a four orbit fast-track path to the International Space Station (ISS) with docking is scheduled for 11:24 a.m. CST (17:24 GMT).