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Here's What Today's Soyuz Launch Failure Means for Space Station Astronauts

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The three astronauts currently aboard the International Space Station were supposed to welcome two new roommates today; here's what will happen instead.
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US, Russian astronauts survive Soyuz emergency landing

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The space travellers landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan after a Russian booster rocket failed.
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Booster failure on Soyuz rocket forces U.S., Russian space crew to make forced landing

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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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US, Russian astronauts safe after booster rocket failure, emergency landing

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Two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia were safe after an emergency landing Thursday in the steppes of Kazakhstan following the failure of a Russian booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station.
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US, Russian astronauts safe after emergency landing

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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan - Two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia were safe Thursday after an emergency landing in the steppes of Kazakhstan following the failure of a Russian booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station.
NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexei Ovchinin lifted off as scheduled at 2:40 p.m. Thursday from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, but their Soyuz booster rocket failed about two minutes after the launch.
The rescue capsule automatically jettisoned from the booster and went into a ballistic descent, landing at a sharper than...
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Rocket Launch Failure Forces Astronaut And Cosmonaut To Make 'Ballistic Landing'

Rocket Launch Failure Forces Astronaut And Cosmonaut To Make 'Ballistic Landing'

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Astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin were headed to the International Space Station when their Soyuz MS-10's booster failed.
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U.S. and Russian Astronauts on ISS Mission Survive the First Manned Soyuz Rocket Failure Since 1975

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Two Russian and American astronauts had a lucky escape Thursday after the Russian Soyuz rocket that was meant to take them to the International Space Station suffered a malfunction after lift-off, sending their crew capsule hurtling back to earth.
NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Avchinin were inside the Soyuz MS-10 capsule when the rocket carrying it had what NASA described as a booster separation problem.
The American space agency said on Twitter that the crew were in good condition, after the capsule landed safely in Kazakhstan. It had taken off, as usual, from...
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