NASA astronauts return to Earth after 197-day mission

NASA astronauts Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold and a Russian Cosmonaut are now on their way back to earth on Thursday.

They are aboard the Soyuz Spacecraft, which undocked from the International Space Station overnight.

The crew is completing a 197-day mission spanning more than three-thousand earth orbits and a journey of over 83 million miles.

They handed over control of the space station to crewmate Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency on Wednesday.
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