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Expedition 41 Returns to Earth

Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency touched down northeast of the remote town of Arkalyk in Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.m. EST (9:58 a.m., Nov. 10, Kazakh time). While in space, they traveled more than 70 million miles.

The International Space Station was threatened by space debris last week but ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle saved the day by firing its thrusters to push the orbital outpost and its six occupants out of harm's way.

The heads of the International Space Station (ISS) agencies from Canada, Europe, Japan, Russia and the United States met in Paris, France, on Nov. 4, 2014.

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman posted this image of a sunrise, captured from the International Space Station, to social media on Oct. 29, 2014.

@astro_reid (Reid Wiseman ‏) Oct 9 #SuperTyphoon #Vongfang - I've seen many from here, but none like this.

Astronaut Alexander Gerst Works in Space

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, Expedition 41 flight engineer, participates in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as work continues on the International Space Station.

Astronauts Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency completed the first of three Expedition 41 spacewalks at 2:43 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

One of the Expedition 41 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying at an altitude of 220 nautical miles, photographed this night panorama of parts of Europe on Oct. 1, 2014.

Italy At Night As Seen From Space

One of the Expedition 41 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying 221 nautical miles above Earth, recorded this night view over southern Italy on Sept. 27, 2014.

The Milky Way As Seen From Orbit

This eye-catching panorama of the night sky and the Milky Way on Sept. 27. by One of the Expedition 41 crew members aboard the International Space Station.

Canadarm2 and Dextre

The International Space Station's Canadarm2 and Dextre, also known as the Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator (SPDM)

Halfway through Blue Dot mission

Halfway through his six-month Blue Dot mission, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst is sharing the International Space Station with only two colleagues: Maxim Suraev and Reid Wiseman.

Inside Soyuz TMA-12M

NASA astronaut Steve Swanson (center), Expedition 40 commander; along with Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (bottom) and Oleg Artemyev, both flight engineers, are pictured in the Soyuz TMA-12M capsule which will return them back to Earth after serving more than five months onboard the orbital outpost.

Soyuz Launched From Baikonur

Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:25 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 25 (2:25 a.m. on Sept. 26 in Baikonur).

The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft approaches the International Space Station on Sept. 23, 2014 for grapple and berthing.

Inside Columbus

An interior view of the Columbus laboratory of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 41 crew member aboard the station.

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this image of Florida to Louisiana just before dawn, taken from the International Space Station, and posted it to social media on Friday, Sept. 12.

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) collaboration has today presented its latest results. These are based on the analysis of 41 billion particles detected with the space-based AMS detector aboard the International Space Station.

This timelapse video was made from images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst orbiting Earth on the International Space Station.

Saharan Sand Storm Seen From Orbit

Alexander Gerst ‏@Astro_Alex 50m A sand storm raging over the #Sahara desert. #BlueDot

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