Space crew survives plunge to Earth after Russian rocket fails (page 5)

A NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonaut had to make an emergency landing on Earth this morning, after the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying them into orbit experienced a failure during launch. The two crew members — astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin — safely landed on the ground in Kazakhstan less than an hour after liftoff and are in “good condition,” according to NASA. The crew took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:40AM ET. A few minutes after launch, Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said that there was a problem with the booster during the flight. The failure prompted the crew to make a ballistic reentry, when the Soyuz capsule enters Earth’s atmosphere at a steeper angle than normal. Search and rescue... Continue reading…

Space crew survives plunge to Earth after Russian rocket fails

The two-man U.S.-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft en route to the International Space Station was forced to make a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan on Thursday when their rocket failed ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Reuters

NASA Administrator Promises Investigation into Astronauts' Emergency Landing After Soyuz Failure

In a statement released about two hours after the astronauts conducted an emergency landing, the NASA administrator stressed the importance of crew safety.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from SPACE.com

Russian space rocket fails in mid-air, two-man U.S.-Russian crew lands safely

The two-man U.S.-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft taking them to the orbiting International Space Station had to make a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan on Thursday when a rocket failed ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Reuters Science

Astronaut and Cosmonaut Survive 'Ballistic' Fall to Earth After Failed Soyuz Launch

Sometime after 4:40 am Eastern, something went wrong with a rocket booster carrying two people to the International Space Station.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Livescience

Russia hopes USA will be understanding about "Soyuz" incident - Ifax

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday he hoped the United States would be understanding about a malfunction that occurred during a launch of the "Soyuz" spacecraft.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Reuters Science

American and Russian headed to the space station are safe after emergency landing

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 ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from L.A. Times

Crew of 'Soyuz' spacecraft establish contact after failed launch: agencies

Contact has been established with crew members of the Russian "Soyuz" spacecraft after it made an emergency landing following a failure of its booster rockets, Russian news agencies reported ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Reuters

NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonaut make emergency landing after Soyuz rocket failure - CNET

The crew returned safely to Earth.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from CNET

Astronauts make emergency landing after Russian Soyuz launch experiences failure

A NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonaut had to make an emergency landing on Earth this morning, after the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying them into orbit experienced a failure during ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from The Verge

Soyuz spacecraft launch fails, astronauts set for emergency landing

Astronauts Nick Hague of NASA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are reportedly safe after making an emergency landing following the failure of Soyuz spacecraft booster. After what looked ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Engadget

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