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Expedition 22 Welcome Home Ceremony
03.24.10
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JSC2010-E-042137 (24 March 2010) --- At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams (left), Expedition 22 commander; and Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev, flight engineer, are honored at a traditional welcome home ceremony March 24, 2010. Williams and Suraev returned to Earth March 18 with a landing in their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft in Kazakhstan to complete 169 days in space and 167 days on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Stephanie Stoll

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JSC2010-E-042138 (24 March 2010) --- Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev, Expedition 22 flight engineer, lays flowers at the statue of Yuri Gagarin, the first human to fly in space, at a traditional welcome home ceremony March 24, 2010, at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia. Suraev and NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams (out of frame), Expedition 22 commander, returned to Earth March 18 with a landing in their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft in Kazakhstan to complete 169 days in space and 167 days on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Stephanie Stoll



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JSC2010-E-042139 (24 March 2010) --- Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev (center), Expedition 22 flight engineer; NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams (right), Expedition 22 commander, and their families stand in front of the statue of Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, during a traditional welcome home ceremony March 24, 2010 at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia. Williams and Suraev returned to Earth March 18 with a landing in their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft in Kazakhstan to complete 169 days in space and 167 days on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Stephanie Stoll



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JSC2010-E-042140 (24 March 2010) --- At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams (center right), Expedition 22 commander; and Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev, flight engineer, walk in the snow to the Hall of Cosmonauts during a traditional welcome home ceremony March 24, 2010. Williams and Suraev returned to Earth March 18 with a landing in their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft in Kazakhstan to complete 169 days in space and 167 days on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Stephanie Stoll



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JSC2010-E-042141 (24 March 2010) --- With the picture of Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, adorning the Hall of Cosmonauts at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, Expedition 22 commander; and Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev, Expedition 22 flight engineer, (both seated in the center) participate in traditional welcoming ceremonies March 24, 2010 following their landing March 18 in Kazakhstan in the Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft. Williams and Suraev completed 169 days in space and 167 days aboard the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA



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JSC2010-E-042279 (24 March 2010) --- At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams (left), Expedition 22 commander, turns and pays tribute to his flight engineer, Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev (far right, in military uniform) during a traditional welcoming ceremony on March 24, 2010, marking the return of Williams and Suraev from the International Space Station after 169 days in space and 167 days on the complex. Williams and Suraev landed in Kazakhstan March 18 in their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft. Photo credit: NASA/Stephanie Stoll