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Tech & Science Emergency landing for astronauts as rocket fails

16:51  11 october  2018
16:51  11 october  2018 Source:   news.sky.com

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As they hurtled toward space faster than a rifle bullet, an American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut were forced to make a harrowing but safe emergency landing on Thursday when the rocket carrying the two men and hundreds of tons of explosive fuel failed less than two minutes after

Image: NASA astronaut Nick Hague following emergency landing . Despite the issue affecting the booster rocket , NASA's Nick Hague and Roscosmos' They landed about 12 miles east of the city of Dzhezkazgan, and officials from Russia's space agency said rescue workers had managed to reach

The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia blasts off© Reuters The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia blasts off A US and Russian astronaut have made an emergency landing following a rocket failure on a mission to the International Space Station.

Shortly after lift-off, the Soyuz rocket was reported to have suffered significant engine failures - an unprecedented mishap for the Russian space programme.

The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia blasts off© Reuters The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia blasts off Despite the issue affecting the booster rocket, NASA's Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexey Ovchinin are alive and have touched down in Kazakhstan.

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Rocket failure forces emergency landing for U.S. and Russian astronauts . A normally reliable Soyuz FG rocket malfunctioned two minutes after liftoff from Kazakhstan Thursday. The malfunction forced a Russian cosmonaut and his NASA crewmate to execute an emergency abort and a

Russian officials are investigating the cause of a booster problem that forced a Soyuz rocket capsule to make an emergency landing just after launch…

The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft© Reuters The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft They landed about 12 miles east of the city of Dzhezkazgan, and officials from Russia's space agency said rescue workers have managed to reach the crew.

All Russian manned space launches have been suspended after the incident, according to Russia's RIA news agency.

The ISS crew members currently in orbit have been "notified of the launch contingency", a NASA spokesperson added.

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said: "Thank god, the crew is alive."

Russia's rocket failure could leave the ISS without a crew

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A booster rocket failed less than two minutes after launching an American and a Russian toward the International Space Station today, forcing their

A US and Russian astronaut have made an emergency landing following a rocket failure on a mission to the International Space Station. Image: Smoke rise as the boosters of first stage of the Soyuz rocket fail . They landed about 12 miles east of the city of Dzhezkazgan, and officials from

International Space Station (ISS) crew members astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia board the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft© Reuters International Space Station (ISS) crew members astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia board the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft Although the journey was expected to take six hours, it was only a few minutes after blast-off at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan that problems with the rocket became apparent.

The managing editor of NASA Spaceflight reports how an onboard view of the launch showed the crew being shaken around during the launch, and says "the staging was clearly off-nominal".

Footage broadcast on Russian television shows a series of billowing smoky explosions occurring as the booster rocket stage fails.

Spaceflight historian Gunter Krebs noted on Twitter that the situation reminded him of another Soyuz rocket failure in 1972, when "an in-flight booster failure occurred and the crew was rescued after ballistic re-entry".

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to make an emergency landing in Kazakhstan after their Soyuz rocket suffered a failure shortly after launching American astronaut Nick Hague (L) speaks to Roscosmos’s director Dmitry Rogozin after the this is the first time in the history of the ISS programme that a manned Soyuz mission has failed .

A Soyuz rocket booster failed during the launch of a capsule carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin on Thursday If the Russian rocket isn't flying by then, the station may have to do without a crew for a while. That would be a huge change for an outpost that

The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia© Reuters The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia Ballistic re-entry is a much steeper form of re-entry, involving only the forces of gravity and aerodynamic drag to slow down the speed of fall.

Malfunctions causing ballistic re-entry have occurred a number of times with Russia's series of Soyuz rockets.

The NASA Spaceflight editor said: "You can be sure Soyuz launches will be grounded indefinitely.

"Commercial Crew has to conduct a successful uncrewed launch next year before flying astronauts to the ISS (and no - they will not 'fast track' anything that involves crew safety)."

Perth flight forced to make emergency landing due to 'burning smell'.
The Virgin Australia VA465 flight left Perth Airport at 7am on Thursday, when a passenger said an electrical burning smell went through the passenger cabin. The odour worried passengers around three hours into the flight, and a witness said the flight attendants seemed anxious. The captain advised there was an electrical issue onboard, and the plane would need to land for inspection. Fire trucks followed the plane as it taxied after landing, and firefighters inspected the cabin before passengers were allowed off.

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