An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts from the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth on Thursday, after a six-month mission in space, which began in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

American Chris Cassidy (Nasa) and Russians Anatoly Ivanichine and Ivan Vagner (Roskosmos) landed at 02:54 GMT in the steppes of Kazakhstan, a former Soviet republic in Central Asia where Russia operates the Baikonur Cosmodrome, according to reports. images broadcast by Roscosmos.

In particular, we see Chris Cassidy nodding his elbow to a member of the staff at the landing site, before the three astronauts are taken to a tent for medical examinations.


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