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November 14, 2013
Russian “Rosaviatsa” Search and Recovery Forces all-terrain vehicles and a helicopter stand beside the Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft March 16 just hours after Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford of NASA, Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy and Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin safely landed northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan following a one-day delay due to inclement weather in the area. The three crewmembers were quickly extracted from the Soyuz after landing and were flown in helicopters to Kustanai, Kazakhstan en route to their respective homes in Houston and Star City, Russia following 144 days in space and 142 days aboard the International Space Station.Courtesy of Sergey Vigovskiy