American Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth After 340 Days in Space

After 340 days in space, Scott Kelly is back on Earth.

Mr. Kelly, who spent the time about 249 miles above the planet aboard the International Space Station, and the Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko landed on Tuesday at 11:26 p.m. Eastern in Kazakhstan.

Mr. Kelly, in a bulky, white spacesuit, pumped his fist and smiled as he was helped out of his space capsule.


more at NY Times


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