US astronaut thanks Russian rescuers for their quick work

Moscow (AFP) Oct 12, 2018 NASA chief Jim Bridenstine on Friday praised the Russian space programme and said he expected a new crew to go to the International Space Station in December despite a rocket failure. "I fully anticipate that we will fly again on a Soyuz rocket and I have no reason to believe at this point that it will not be on schedule," he told reporters. The NASA administrator spoke to reporters at t

US astronaut thanks Russian rescuers for their quick work

U.S. astronaut Nick Hague thanked Russian rescue teams Friday for quickly reaching him and his Russian crewmate after an aborted launch that led to their emergency landing in the barren steppes ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Phys.org

NASA says will use Russia's Soyuz rocket again despite accident

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday praised the Russian space programme and said he expected a new crew to go to the International Space Station in December despite a rocket failure.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Chiefs of NASA, Russian Space Agency Pledge Swift Return to Soyuz Launches

As NASA and its Russian counterpart Roscosmos continue to investigate what went wrong during last week's crew launch to the International Space Station, both agencies' chiefs have expressed ...

Mon 15 Oct 18 from SPACE.com

NASA plans ‘on schedule’ Soyuz launch despite failure of Russian rocket

The high-profile failure of a normally reliable Soyuz rocket during a crewed mission to the International Space Station earlier this week spooked the space community in more ways than one, but ...

Sat 13 Oct 18 from TechCrunch

NASA head: rocket mishap shows need for range of transport options

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said on Friday that he had full confidence in the U.S.-Russian space relationship, but that a rocket failure this week showed the importance of having more ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Reuters

NASA says will use Russia's Soyuz despite rocket failure

Moscow (AFP) Oct 12, 2018 NASA chief Jim Bridenstine on Friday praised the Russian space programme and said he expected a new crew to go to the International Space Station in December despite ...

Sat 13 Oct 18 from SpaceDaily

Aborted launch astronauts to go to space next spring: Russia

Moscow (AFP) Oct 12, 2018 Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague are likely to go into space in the spring after their flight was suddenly aborted, the head of the ...

Sat 13 Oct 18 from SpaceDaily

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