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  U.S. astronaut and University of Illinois graduate Michael Hopkins. Photo credit: AP Photo  

Alumnus Mike Hopkins lands from space station

The now-famous Illini astronaut has returned to Earth from the International Space Station.

Alumnus Mike Hopkins lands from space station

The now-famous Illini astronaut has returned to Earth from the International Space Station.

Astronaut and U of I alumnus Mike Hopkins has landed on Earth after spending six months on the International Space Station. The former Illini football captain landed on Monday, March 10 in Kazakhstan, but not before tweeting an aerial shot of campus from up in space.

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