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Expedition 23 Landing
06.02.10
201006020002hq -- Expedition 23 crew
201006020002hq (2 June 2010) --- Three Expedition 23 crew members have just been seated in chairs near their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft just minutes after they landed near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on June 2, 2010. In the chairs, from the left, are Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer. The three are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. The crowd includes NASA astronaut managers and other astronauts, along with other officials. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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201006020010hq -- The Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft lands near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan + View high-resolution
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201006020010hq (2 June 2010) --- The Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft lands near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on June 2, 2010. NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls


201006020009hq -- NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Expedition 23 flight engineer + View high-resolution
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201006020009hq (2 June 2010) --- NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Expedition 23 flight engineer, is carried in a chair to the medical tent just minutes after he and fellow crew members Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi landed in their Soyuz TMA-17 capsule near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on June 2, 2010. Creamer, Kotov and Noguchi are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls


201006020008hq -- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi, Expedition 23 flight engineer + View high-resolution
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201006020008hq (2 June 2010) --- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, Expedition 23 flight engineer, is carried in a chair to the medical tent just minutes after he and fellow crew members NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov landed in their Soyuz TMA-17 capsule near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on June 2, 2010. Noguchi, Kotov and Creamer are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls


201006020007hq -- Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, Expedition 23 commander + View high-resolution
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201006020007hq (2 June 2010) --- Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, Expedition 23 commander, is carried in a chair to the medical tent just minutes after he and fellow crew members NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi landed in their Soyuz TMA-17 capsule near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on June 2, 2010. Kotov, Creamer and Noguchi are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls


201006020006hq -- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi, Expedition 23 flight engineer + View high-resolution
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201006020006hq (2 June 2010) --- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi, Expedition 23 flight engineer, signals thumbs up while sitting in a chair outside the Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft just minutes after he and two crewmates landed in their capsule near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan June 2, 2010. Noguchi, NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, flight engineer, and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, Expedition 23 commander, are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls


201006020005hq -- Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, Expedition 23 commander + View high-resolution
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201006020005hq (2 June 2010) --- Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, Expedition 23 commander, signals success with his right thumb while sitting in a chair outside the Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft just minutes after he and two crewmates landed in their capsule near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan June 2, 2010. Kotov along with NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi, both flight engineers, are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls


201006020004hq -- NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Expedition 23 flight engineer + View high-resolution
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201006020004hq (2 June 2010) --- NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Expedition 23 flight engineer, sits in a chair outside the Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft just minutes after he and two crewmates landed in their capsule near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan June 2, 2010. Creamer, along with Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, commander, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi, flight engineer, are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls


201006020003hq -- The Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft approaches touchdown near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan + View high-resolution
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201006020003hq (2 June 2010) --- The Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft approaches touchdown near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on June 2, 2010. NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls


201006020001hq -- The Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft approaches touchdown near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan + View high-resolution
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201006020001hq (2 June 2010) --- The Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft approaches touchdown near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on June 2, 2010. NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi are returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 22 and 23 crews. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls