Space station crew members returning to Earth after lengthy mission (Stream)

11:00, 04 October 2018
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The crew are set to land in the steppe of  Kazakhstan, according to CBS News.

The trip closes out a 197-day mission that included four spacewalks, a full slate of research and an emergency leak repair.

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Drew Feustel, outgoing commander of the Expedition 56 crew, turned over command of the station to European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst on Wednesday, thanking flight controllers and research teams at the Johnson Space Center in Houston as well as in Russia, Germany and Japan.

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