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Technology Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid air, crew safe - agencies

12:28  11 october  2018
12:28  11 october  2018 Source:   reuters.com

New Russian space station flight planned for spring - space agency

  New Russian space station flight planned for spring - space agency The head of Russia's space agency said on Friday that two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket would fly again and would provisionally travel to the International Space Station (ISS) in spring of next year. Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos, was speaking a day after Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and American Nick Hague made a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan after the failure of the Soyuz rocket carrying them to the orbital ISS.Rogozin on Friday posted a picture on Twitter of himself sat next to the two astronauts and said they had now arrived in Moscow.

Russian space rocket fails in mid - air , two-man US-Russian crew lands safely . A booster rocket carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and U.S The two-man U.S.-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft taking them to the orbiting International Space Station had to make a dramatic emergency

As the one-year crew , Kelly and Kornienko will return to Earth on Soyuz TMA-18M in March 2016. Cygnus was on its way to rendezvous with the space station . The Antares rocket lifted off to start Russian news agencies reported that the crew had safely made an emergency landing and were in

Soyuz spacecraft lifts off © Reuters Soyuz spacecraft lifts off

Booster rockets carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and a U.S. astronaut on board headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air on Thursday, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing, Russian news agencies reported.

Agencies cited sources as saying that the crew was safe and was making an emergency landing in Kazakhstan where the unsuccessful launch took place.

(Reporting by Polina Ivanova and Andrew Osborn Editing by Christian Lowe)

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3 astronauts blast off to International Space Station.
Three astronauts have blasted off to the International Space Station, a successful launch that follows October's aborted mission. NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos lifted off as scheduled at 5:31 p.m. (1131 GMT; 6:31 a.m. EST) Monday from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexei Ovchinin failed two minutes into its flight on Oct. 11, activating an automatic rescue system that sent their capsule into a steep ride back to Earth.

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