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In Photos: Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returns to Earth

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The Russian Soyuz space capsule approaches land in central Kazakhstan.

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The Russian Soyuz space capsule descends some 150 kilometres southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, in central Kazakhstan, May 14, 2013.

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In this image provided by NASA the Soyuz spacecraft is seen as it is about to land in central Kazakhstan, on May 14, 2013.

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The Russian Soyuz space capsule lands in central Kazakhstan May 14, 2013.

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Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko looks out from the Russian Soyuz space capsule after its landing in central Kazakhstan May 14, 2013.

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A medic examines U.S. astronaut Tom Marshburn .

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Ground personnel carry Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

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Ground personnel carry Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, left, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, centre, and U.S. astronaut Tom Marshburn sit after leaving the Russian Soyuz space capsule following its landing in central Kazakhstan May 14, 2013.

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, left, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, centre, and U.S. astronaut Tom Marshburn pose for a picture after leaving the Russian Soyuz space capsule following its landing in central Kazakhstan May 14, 2013.

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield gives a thumbs-up.

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