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3 International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan

3 International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan

An International Space Station crew including an American, Briton and Russian landed safely Saturday in the sun-drenched steppes of Kazakhstan. 

The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule carrying NASA's Tim Kopra, Tim Peake of the European Space Agency and the Russian agency Roscosmos' Yuri Malenchenko touched down as scheduled at 3:15 p.m. local time about 90 miles southeast of Zhezkazgan in Kazakhstan. 

All descent maneuvers were performed without any hitches and the crew reported feeling fine as their ship dropped out of orbit and headed down to Earth. Helicopters carrying recovery teams circling the landing area as the capsule descended slowly under a massive orange-and-white...

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