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Flags Flown on 3 Spacecraft Set for Ceremonial Return

International Astronautical Federation (IAF) flags seen aboard the International Space Station during their first spaceflight with the Soyuz TMA-20 and Expedition 26 crews.

Soyuz spacecraft returns to Earth

A Soyuz space capsule carrying Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka, Sergei Revin and NASA astronaut Joe Acaba landed on the Central Asian steppes of Kazakhstan at 10:53 p.m. EDT on Sept. 16, where the local time was early Monday morning.