• WATCH: American, Russian bound for ISS make emergency landing after rocket malfunction

    5 days ago - By ABC News

    The Soyuz MS-10 rocket took off at 4:40 a.m. local time on what was supposed to be a six-hour journey to the International Space Station.
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  • American, Russian bound for ISS make emergency landing after rocket malfunction

    5 days ago - By ABC News

    The Soyuz craft's booster rocket failed shortly after launch.
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  • Booster failure on Soyuz rocket forces U.S., Russian space crew to make forced landing

    5 days ago - By National Post

    A booster failure during a Soyuz rocket launch forced the two crew members to abort their mission to the International Space Station and return to Earth in the first such emergency landing for the Russian-built spacecraft since 1975.
    American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin landed safely after an “anomaly with the booster” prompted the ascent to be aborted, NASA head Jim Bridenstine said in a statement. The mission would have been Hague's first space flight. Search and rescue teams reported the men are in good condition after making a ballistic descent, which has “a sharper angle of...
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  • NASA chief promises ‘thorough investigation' into cause of aborted ISS launch

    5 days ago - By RT

    NASA's chief has vowed that his agency will discover the cause of a Soyuz rocket malfunction, which forced an ISS crew to abort their mission and make an emergency landing.
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  • Russian Spacecraft Soyuz makes emergency landing

    5 days ago - By WGN TV

    KAZAKHSTAN - The crew of a Russian spacecraft had to make an emergency landing after a problem during launch. This is the launch in Kazakhstan at about 3:40 this morning Chicago time.
    Two crew members including American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian Alexei Ovchinin are on board. They were blasting off for a mission to the international space station, when NASA says there was a problem with the booster about eight minutes in.
    NASA says the capsule has landed on earth, and search and rescue teams have been in contact with them and they report that they are in good condition.
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  • Russian-US ISS crew makes emergency landing: Who are Alexey Ovchinin and Nick Hague?

    5 days ago - By RT

    The crew of the Soyuz spacecraft, forced to make an emergency landing after a rocket malfunction, are alive and well, but who are the two men who braved the high G-forces during their unplanned descent back to earth?
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  • Russian, US astronauts fall to earth in 'ballistic dissent' after failed launch to space station

    Russian, US astronauts fall to earth in 'ballistic dissent' after failed launch to space station

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Booster rockets carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and a US astronaut on board headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air on Thursday, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing.
    NASA said that the crew was safe and was making an emergency landing in Kazakhstan where the unsuccessful launch took place.
    "The crew is returning to Earth in a ballistic descent mode," wrote NASA, noting that the descent would take place at a steeper angle than usual, but that rescue crews were en route to the expected scene of the landing.
    The crew remains in good condition and in...
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  • ISS crew to make emergency landing after Soyuz rocket malfunctions during launch

    5 days ago - By RT

    The Russian Soyuz rocket suffered a malfunction while launch, new ISS crew to make emergency landing approximately in Kazakhstan - reports
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