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Astronauts Get Budget Russian Reception
Astronauts returning from the International Space Station were brought down to earth in more ways than one with a bargain basement Russian reception held in a remote Kazakhstan. Just a handful of mission personnel and a few locals were on hand to meet American Cmdr. Mike Fossum and Flight Engineers Satoshi Furukawa from Japan and Russian Sergei Volkov after they returned from a six month mission.