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International Space Station Imagery
A Russian search and rescue helicopter flies over Arkalyk airport, Kazakhstan
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JSC2006-E-16029 (9 April 2006) --- A Russian search and rescue helicopter flies over Arkalyk airport, Kazakhstan. Astronaut William S. (Bill) McArthur, Jr., Expedition 12 commander and NASA space station science officer; cosmonaut Valery I. Tokarev, flight engineer and Soyuz commander representing Russia's Federal Space Agency; and Brazilian astronaut Marco C. Pontes brought their Soyuz TMA-7 capsule to a pre-dawn landing on April 9, 2006 (Kazakhstan time). McArthur and Tokarev completed six months in space on the station, while Pontes spent 10 days in orbit. Photo Credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov

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