Space station crew landing delayed by foul weather

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Three Russian and American astronauts are stuck for one more day aboard the international space station after foul weather delayed their landing on Friday in the steppes of Central Asia. Since October, NASA’s Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin have been aboard the orbiting outpost, a $100 billion research laboratory that flies about 250 miles above Earth. Fog and freezing rain at the landing site in Kazakhstan prevented helicopters from setting up for the crew’s return to Earth, NASA TV commentary said during live mission streaming. …

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