(Bloomberg Opinion) — Russia insists it will bring the American astronaut home. The rest is just a belligerent rumor. Mark Vande Hei, who is on the cusp of breaking the US record for longest time in orbit, will leave the International Space Station as scheduled on March 30 aboard a Soyuz spacecraft and land in Kazakhstan, from where NASA will send him. will fly to American soil.

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