Russia: Cosmonaut Shkaplerov welcomed home after ISS mission

Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov was greeted by family and friends at Chkalovsky Airport in the near Moscow in the early hours of Monday morning, after completing his 168-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Shkaplerov was among three cosmonauts leaving ISS, the other two being NASA astronaut Scott Tingle and Norishige Kanai of Japan. The trio which were part of Expedition... Еще 55 which departed the ISS aboard a Russian Soyuz and completed its touch-down in Kazakhstan on Sunday.

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