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Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), left, Russian Flight Engineer Roman Romanenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), center, and NASA Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn sit in chairs outside the Soyuz Capsule just minutes after they landed in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Hadfield, Romanenko and Marshburn are returning from five months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 34 and 35 crews. Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)
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Good to see you all safe on the ground again +Chris Hadfield - welcome back. Thnx for everything you showed us. BZ to the boat's crew all-round.
 
Amazing photograph. With all this technology people still need blankets.
 
What an incredible journey, and thank you for letting us be a part of it!
 
Looks odd seeing the three of you sitting in chairs. But a good feeling for you I'm sure. It's quite a transition.
 
+Albert Lua thanks! I saw a report a few months back that suggested the ISS might be unmanned for a fairly lengthy period of time which could create issues in the long-term.
 
All that technology +Jason Davison and yet those men have lost bone density at a rate faster than a 60-yr old woman, their arteries have hardened, eye sight has been diminished, blood pressure has dropped, and muscle mass has atrophied. After less than 6 months with practically no gravity. We evolved on this planet, for the conditions found here, and it doesn't take long for nearly everything to get out of whack.

So, pass another blanket please.
 
Welcome home and thank you +Chris Hadfield for giving so generously during your time on station. You have made an incredible difference. 
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Welcome home, glad you had a safe journey. Will certainly miss +Chris Hadfield pictures. It was amazing to have that site of our world. May your replacements long continue the practice. 
 
Welcome home space heroes! And a huge "thank you" to +Chris Hadfield for sharing this expeience with us so generously! I hope, you'll be up there soon with google +Project Glass ..
 
Welcome heroes! Welcome to mother earth.. 
 
You're an inspiration Hadfield!
Welcome home - I know you just arrived... but maybe you might consider your next plans... say,  running for Prime Minister?    
 
Welcome home. How was the ride in?
龙凯
 
spaceboy!
 
Welcome back to our beautiful home, and thanks for those beautiful shots by you from up there, :)
 
Disappointed that those are not Space Blankets.
 
it is a truly beautiful thing that they are from varying nations, and landed in a place one would not have imagined possible even 40 years ago...what would Khrushchev, Stalin, Lenin, or Marx have thought about this?

truly a great day, and a beautiful day as well.
 
Welcome back to the earth and many thanks for all the pictures and posts from the ISS. 
 
Hi Mr space man. I saw iss once at night passing over lebanon.so nice.welcome home.
 
I'm pleased to see that they're back home safely. I'm also upset that they're back home. Send Chris back. We need more spaceman music videos.
 
安全回来,祝贺!
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finally I am back
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'Tis evening on the moorland free,
The starlit wave is still:
Home is the sailor from the sea,
The hunter from the hill.

Welcome back, Gentlemen.
 
Welcome home, did you have a nice free fall?
J Heyes
 
What? No guitar?
 
I guess the guitar stays up there for the next player. There're plenty more guitars on earth. Only one guitar in space.
 
Thanks for everything...you all are heroes.
 
Even astronauts can't make Snuggies look cool. 
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Thank you from NewZealand for all the beautiful photos and interesting info.
 
A Star has returned safe to earth, methinks now a rock star :)
 
I have an 8 year old ready to go up thanks to you guys. Thanks for being such great ambassadors and welcome home.
 
Welcome home! Txs for the music videos, beautiful pics, & the night sky passovers!!
 
Glad you guys made it home safely. Chris's rendition of Space Oddity creeped me out a bit. Almost seemed to predict imminent doom. Welcome home!
 
Outstanding space achievements, welcome home, GnnBroadcasting, is good news network.
 
that was a good show up there in space with the guitar...Commander Chris Hadfield !!!!! just Loved that
 
Chris Hadfield is a really awesome guy. He made all those YouTube videos in space!
 
I'm really hoping for a postscript to Colonel Hadfield's mission.
 
Johnathan blundell...the space station changed hands 3 days ago....check out... iss ustream live
 
Welcome back Chris. You made space around earth to be our homes also. Job well done. 
 
Doesnt this look like the "big 3" picture from WWII?
 
I wondered what returning to gravity must feel like - this kinda sums up my suspicions. Do you find yourselves dropping things for a while afterwards whilst getting used to them not staying where you leave them when you let go?
 
Yeah Sipho, me too! Has to be the ultimate adventure.
 
Dzhezkazgan

Is it a real place?
 
Of course its real...nasa dont lie, or do they!!
 
Nothing like a juicy double cheeseburger.... Thank you
Sean G
 
Welcome Home(:
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Great Job..... Mission Accomplished!! You can now return home.....great job!
 
Yay safe and sound

Si!!!!!!!! Sanos y seguros
 
Always loved this about how the Russians greeted their returning astronauts. A group of citizens and techs rushing out to whatever field they land in brandishing lawn chairs and blankets! Nat Geo caught some great pics of this back in the 80's and 90's as well (pre ISS era).
 
Ground control to Major Tom. Welcome home!
 
That looks like a proper good feeling to be home. Nice one!
 
Welcome Commander- But I guess You didn't want to come out of the capsule after learning last night's 'leafs' debacle!!
 
They gave their all. Welcome home men. We thank you!!!
 
Welcome home. Hope you get used to that gravity thing quickly.
 
I know you just got back from space and probably can't walk quite right yet, but do you mind if we leave you covered with a blanket in this field for a photo op???
 
oh gush i think in space is quite cold let me take along my blanket.
 
Thank you so much chris for sharing your experiance. Thats the closest we'll ever get to being up there.
 
In Kazakhstan, why one's need a harbour while we have a spaceport )))
 
Love your video of ground controll to major tom, cool!
 
Welcome back, gentlemen! Glad you're all safe!
 
Steve Virgadamo - welcome home and congrats on a job well done! Thank you for your valor and service. Steve Virgadamo
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You make us proud. Good to have you back on earth.

 
Really loved seeing all the videos and photos.
 
welcome to earth again guys! i loved the music video :)
 
welcome to earth again guys! i loved the music video :)
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Why do U have blankets on, people? Never heard about global warming? Just being silly.....welcome where U belong.
 
YiPEe!  Welcome back to gravity, spacemen.
 
--- WELCOME HOME --- Mr. Hadfield - BACK SAFE & SOUND --- By The Way - U Play That GUITAR Well --- SPACE always did INTRIGUE Me - And I'm glad our COUNTRY got to take part in this EXPEDITION - Thanks to all the Rest of The Crew --- NASA and The International Space Station ---
 
Welcome Back and good Job!! Congrats!
 
Bon retour Chris! Thank you for your outstanding job. Not only did you make us proud, but more importantly... You made us dream!
 
A well deserved arrival party.  Apparently they are given some chairs and warm blankets to sit and rest from an intense emotional moments during reentry back home.
 
Back on earth after gaining exclusive experience. Good! 
 
a greeting to the astronauts who went into space. many felcidades
 
"And now, our returning heroes reenact the Potsdam Conference for your enjoyment."
 
god bless u all and hope u had a good time up there and man how was it how did u stand that floating in your sleep im going to space camp this year so ill find out
 
Does it feel like a million pounds of gravity are pushing down on you?
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Καλώς ήλατε, έπειτα από 5 μήνες στο Διάστημα, σπίτι μας...
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sin duda sera recordado por muchas generaciones
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G'Day Mates, welcome back!
 
great nasa and discover new galaxy!!!
 
Thanks for your hard working but I have a question why they're sitting on these chairs and why they are coverd with a blanket? 
 
Why they sit on Chairs - Since they have been in space for 5 months with no Gravity then you come back to earth where there is gravity you gonna feel a little bit heavy on your legs- think of it like a baby walking for the first time. the blankets Hmmm i dont know maybe its cold i mean everyone is wearing Winter Jackets...but thats my opinion on it.
 
Welcome home guys, I will miss Chris Hadfields Tumblr updates though.
 
WElcome Back both my wife and myself follwed your Expedition every day/night and NASA TV 
 
Welcome back! I watched your experiments video. It's so interesting! Thank you!! 
 
GUYS, welcome to Earth. Glad you're all safe. Thank you for your outstanding job. I loved the music video !!! VERY BEUTIFUL. Now have a good time on the Earth.
 
thank friends, you do a gret work to da people on earth 
 
welcome back frds....Hadfield, Romanenko and Marshburn ........
 
i think u people need some more blanket due to 0 gravity......
 
good to have u guys back safe and sound 
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