Russia stages first Soyuz launch since accident

Russiaís state space corporation, Roscosmos, successfully launched a cargo capsule to the International Space Station this afternoon ó using the same type of rocket that failed more than a month ago with two astronauts on board. Itís a sign that Roscosmos has potentially fixed the issue that led to the failure and that the rocket may be ready to carry people again. And thatís good news, since the vehicleís next crewed launch is coming up on December 3rd. The rocket that launched today was the Soyuz FG, which sent up a Progress capsule filled with food and supplies to the three crew members on board the ISS. Itís technically not the first Soyuz launch since the accident, though. Roscosmos has already launched versions of the Soyuz rocket... Continue reading…

Russia stages first Soyuz launch since accident

A Russian Soyuz rocket with a cargo vessel blasted off Friday in the first launch to the International Space Station (ISS) since a manned accident last month.

Fri 16 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station

A Russian Soyuz rocket has put a cargo ship en route to the International Space Station, clearing the way for the next crewed mission.

Fri 16 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Next US astronaut on Russian rocket confident after mishaps

A U.S. astronaut says she has no qualms about riding a Russian rocket next month despite back-to-back mishaps.

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Blastoff! Russian Spaceship Launches Tons of Supplies to Space Station

During a midnight launch, the Russian space agency blasted thousands of pounds of supplies up to the three astronauts living on the International Space Station. It was the first of two cargo ...

Fri 16 Nov 18 from SPACE.com

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

An unmanned rocket carrying cargo blasted off into space on Friday in the first launch of a Russian-made Soyuz-FG rocket from Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome since a dramatic aborted launch ...

Fri 16 Nov 18 from Reuters

'We trust our rocket', crew says ahead of first space...

U.S. astronaut Anne McClain said on Thursday she had full confidence in the safety of the Russian-made Soyuz rocket that will blast her into space next month

Fri 16 Nov 18 from Daily Mail

Live stream: First Soyuz-FG launch since October's aborted mission

This is the first Soyuz-FG launch since October's aborted mission. USA TODAY will provide live coverage.        

Fri 16 Nov 18 from USA today

Russia Will Launch a Cargo Ship to the Space Station Today! Here's How to Watch.

Russia has prepared its next care package for astronauts onboard the International Space Station in a shipment scheduled to blast off today (Nov. 16).

Fri 16 Nov 18 from SPACE.com

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