Incredible Snow-Dragging Spaceship Landing From The Space Station

Tracks in the snow mark Expedition 41's landing from the space station Nov. 9, 2014. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Tracks in the snow mark Expedition 41’s landing from the space station Nov. 9, 2014. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Check out that landing mark! A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three people touched down safely in remote Kazakhstan late Sunday (EDT) and went for a brief sleigh ride in the snow, as you can see from the drag marks on the landscape.

The flawless landing included the Expedition 40/41 crew members of Reid Wiseman (NASA), Alexander Gerst (European Space Agency) and Maxim Suraev (Roscosmos), who spent 165 days in space, mainly living on the International Space Station. Check out some more landing pictures and video below.

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