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NASA ready to leave ISS crew-less if Soyuz not cleared by 2019

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NASA officials have said that the International Space Station could be left unmanned after a Russian Soyuz spacecraft was forced to make an emergency landing when its rocket booster malfunctioned.
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WATCH: Spacecraft makes emergency landing in Kazakhstan

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The spacecraft's two-man crew, NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin, made an emergency landing in the craft's capsule in Kazakhstan.
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Soyuz Rocket Fails, Forces Emergency Landing for U.S.-Russian Space Station Crew

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The accident occurred during the rocket's ascent from the launch pad, allowing an abort system to jettison the crew to safety
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Soyuz SOS: History of the Russian spacecraft's incidents & accidents

Soyuz SOS: History of the Russian spacecraft's incidents & accidents

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The emergency landing of the ISS crew's spacecraft is not the first time a Soyuz shuttle has experienced difficulties. Two events led to the deaths of four cosmonauts in 1967 and 1971.
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Russia's launch failures affect manned, unmanned spacecraft

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MOSCOW - The booster rocket failure that forced an emergency landing for two astronauts headed to the International Space Station was the first launch accident for Russia's manned-space program in 35 years. But several launches of unmanned Progress cargo ships have not gone as planned in the past decade.
The astronauts, a Russian and an American, were reported safe, but the failed launch Thursday throws off the schedule for sending crew to the International Space Station. Russia's Soyuz capsules currently are the only way for humans to reach the orbiting laboratory.
The next manned launch...
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Apollo's First Crewed Trip to Space Happened 50 Years Ago

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Precisely 50 years ago today, three astronauts blasted off into the achingly blue sky and sped into orbit around Earth. The flight was a crucial stepping stone to the moon landing that occured just nine months later.
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Watch FIRST PHOTOS of space capsule used for US-Russian space crew landing

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The futuristic gumdrop-shaped space capsule in which the ISS crew landed can now be seen in the middle of the Kazakh steppe, photos show. The US-Russian duo narrowly escaped death in the botched space launch earlier on Thursday.
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