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ANALYSIS | Connecticut Astronaut Arrives Home on Russian Soyuz to Uncertain Political Environment

Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio landed safely aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule at 9:58 p.m. EST Tuesday evening, capping an eventful six months aboard the International Space Station both in orbit and on the ground as relations between the United States and Russia deteriorated. Mastracchio traveled to the station with the Olympic torch and […]