Click to enlargeSoyuz TMA-20 Departs ISS Photo

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The Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft departs from the International Space Station on May 23, 2011. Onboard are three members of Expedition 27 -- Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev, Expedition 27 and Soyuz commander; NASA astronaut Cady Coleman and European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli, both flight engineers.

Kondratyev was at the controls of the spacecraft as it undocked at 5:35 p.m. (EDT) from the station's Rassvet module. The crew landed safely at 10:27 p.m. southeast of the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

Date Released: May 23, 2011
Photo Credit: NASA

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