Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth

Kelly sits in his spacesuit while a crowd surrounds him.
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Commander Scott Kelly rests minutes after landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Kelly, along with Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko completed a record year-long ISS mission to collect valuable data on the effects of long duration weightlessness on the human body that will be used to formulate a human mission to Mars. 

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2016

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Bill Ingalls

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