• Soyuz Rocket Failure Jeopardizes Future ISS Missions

    5 days ago - By Wired

    The spacecraft's failure minutes after launch-the second mishap in recent months-raises questions about how people will travel to and from the space station.
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  • This is what a space launch failure looks like from the International Space Station

    This is what a space launch failure looks like from the International Space Station

    5 days ago - By SlashGear

    Earlier this morning, the two astronauts on board the Russian Soyuz spacecraft had a close call on what was an otherwise routine mission. The spacecraft experienced a booster failure just a couple of minutes after launching, resulting in a launch abort. Luckily, the two astronauts on board - Alexey Ovchinin and Nick Hague - made it back to Earth safely,...
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  • Soyuz Crew Performs Ballistic Reentry After Booster Fails During Launch

    Soyuz Crew Performs Ballistic Reentry After Booster Fails During Launch

    5 days ago - By ExtremeTech

    The two crew members, astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin, made it back to the surface safe and sound. However, this could be a problem for the current ISS crew.
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  • Watch NASA Discuss Today's Astronaut Launch Failure at Noon ET

    5 days ago - By Space

    NASA is holding a press conference to discuss what happened during today's astronaut launch failure and what to expect next, here's how to watch.
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  • Apollo's First Crewed Trip to Space Happened 50 Years Ago

    5 days ago - By Space

    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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  • Astronauts headed for ISS forced to make emergency landing after in-flight rocket failure

    Astronauts headed for ISS forced to make emergency landing after in-flight rocket failure

    5 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    It's been an interesting couple of months for Russia's space program. Everything had been going quite smoothly for Roscosmos ahead of the bizarre hole discovered in one of their Soyuz spacecraft which was attached to the International Space Station. Both Roscosmos and NASA released statements saying everything was being handled and that there was no concern that future mission would be impacted in any way.
    This morning, the first launch since the possible sabotage was discovered, Russia's Soyuz booster saw its first in-flight failure in recent memory, and the first manned rocket-related...
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  • International space station crew have enough supplies - TASS

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    The International Space Station crew have enough supplies and the aborted launch of a "Soyuz" spacecraft bringing a new crew to the station will not affect operations, TASS news agency cited an unnamed source as saying on Thursday.
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  • Here's What Today's Soyuz Launch Failure Means for Space Station Astronauts

    5 days ago - By Space

    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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