Astronaut back home: 'Fresh air has never been so sweet'

Former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield has returned to North America after landing in Kazakhstan yesterday.

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Back in North America! Walking around the Bangor, Maine airport, getting my Earth legs back. Fresh, clean air has never been so sweet.

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Forgot to mention: first long, hot shower since December. That felt so good! Step 1 of Return to Earth complete.

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The Soyuz capsule carrying International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield has returned to Earth in Kazakhstan.