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Space station crew land in Kazakhstan

U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly (R) and Russian cosmonauts Sergei Volkov (C) and Mikhail Korniyenko, surrounded by ground personnel, rest shortly after landing near the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan, March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly (R) and Russian cosmonauts Sergei Volkov (C) and Mikhail Korniyenko, surrounded by ground personnel, rest shortly after landing near the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan, March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

ALMATY (Reuters) – A Soyuz capsule carrying NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov landed in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, NASA television reported.

The landing took place in a steppe near the Kazakh city of Zhezkazgan at 10:26 local time (0426 GMT), it said. A search and rescue team has located the capsule.

(Reporting by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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