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Astronauts Hague, Ovchinin and Almansoori return from space-[VIDEOS]

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Astronauts Hague, Ovchinin and Almansoori return from space-[VIDEOS]
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NASA astronaut Nick Hague, Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and Roscosmos spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori landed safely at 6:59 a.m. EDT (1059GMT) in Kazakhstan on Friday.

Hague and Ovchinin launched March 14, along with NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who remains at the International Space Station.
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Hague and Ovchinin spent 203 days on the station, orbiting Earth 3,248 times and traveling 86.1 million miles, according to NASA.

Hague conducted three spacewalks during his mission and Ovchinin conducted one spacewalk.
 
Almansoori spent eight days on the station and covered 128 orbits of Earth with a journey of 3.1 million miles, becoming the first person from the UAE to fly in space.

He launched on September 25 with NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos.

After post-landing medical checks, Hague will return to Houston, and Ovchinin and Almansoori will return to Star City, Russia.
 
The Expedition 60 astronauts conducted hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science, according to NASA which said experiments included investigations into devices that mimic human organs, free-flying robots, and an instrument to measure Earth’s distribution of carbon dioxide.
 
 


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