NASA image: Expedition 39 landing

May 16, 2014
Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

A sokol suit helmet can be seen against the window of the Soyuz TMA-11M capsule.

A sokol suit helmet can be seen against the window of the Soyuz TMA-11M capsuleshortly after the spacecraft landed with Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, and Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

Wakata, Tyurin and Mastracchio returned to Earth after more than six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 38 and 39 crews.

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