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Soyuz TMA-08M touches down

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Soyuz TMA-08M touches down Soyuz TMA-08M, carrying the crew of Expedition 36, touches down on the Kazakh steppe on Sept. 11, 2013. The bright orange flash under the vehicle is caused by retro-rockets firing to slow the spacecraft's descent.

NASA / Bill Ingalls

Original image data dated on or about September 11, 2013


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