NASA: Welcome Home, Mark Vande Hei!

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Returns to Earth NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei is back on Earth after a NASA record-breaking 355 days in space.  Vande Hei’s extended mission aboard the International Space Station ended on Wednesday, March 30, after a parachute-assisted landing in Kazakhstan along with Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov. He returned to Houston on March 31.  Arriving at the orbiting laboratory in April of last year, Vande … Continue reading NASA: Welcome Home, Mark Vande Hei!