The US-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft en route to the International Space Station was forced to make a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan today when their rocket failed in mid-air.
Fortunately, both the crew members Nick Hague and Alexei Ovchinin landed safely without harm, the US space agency, and Russia’s Roscosmos said.
UPDATE: The two-man crew of a #Soyuz rocket are alive after they were forced to make an emergency landing in Kazakhstan following lift-off to the International Space Station
📸 Kirill Kudryavtsev pic.twitter.com/rjt5Q7y138
— AFP news agency (@AFP) October 11, 2018
NASA footage shows moment booster rocket fails shortly after launch, forcing two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia to make an emergency landing.
The crew is in good condition, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration says. https://t.co/CfAi18AyJw pic.twitter.com/LaqKs2SRCM
— ABC News (@ABC) October 11, 2018
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