Soyuz Rocket Fails On Its Way To ISS

Soyuz Rocket Fails On Its Way To ISS

A Russian-built Soyuz MS-10 rocket left Kazakhstan yesterday headed for the International Space Station (ISS). Aboard the spacecraft were astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin, shown above. Unfortunately the rocket failed a few minutes after launch and the crew executed an emergency re-entry maneuver. Fortunately, both of them survived and are doing well.

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