March 2016: Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major science and disaster news events of March 2016.
- Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth
- Ground personnel help International Space Station (ISS) crew member Scott Kelly of the U.S. to get off the Soyuz TMA-18M space capsule after landing near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, March 2, 2016. U.S. astronaut Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on Wednesday after spending almost a year in space in a ground-breaking experiment foreshadowing a potential manned mission to Mars. Volkov's space station stint lasted the typical six months.
- Photo source: Krill Kudryavtsev/Pool Photo via AP