Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti
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Record-breaking astronaut back to earth after 200 days

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has touched down in Kazakhstan with her two crew members after spending 200 days in space.

The Italian space captain has now broken the record for the longest uninterrupted space flight by a woman, and any European astronaut.

The BBC's science correspondent Pallab Ghosh reports.

  • 12 Jun 2015
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