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ISS crew members face uncertain departure date after Soyuz emergency landing

The two ISS crew members aboard the Soyuz MS-10 are doing well after crash landing earlier this week – but those currently living on the space station are facing an uncertain departure date while the space capsule is grounded. In a communication with Moscow State University (MSU) on Sunday, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev – who is currently aboard the International ...

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Emergency escape at 6000 km/h: How near miss Soyuz rocket accident unfolded (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Soyuz was considered so safe, tweets about a successful launch had already gone out. At the same time, the two men inside were hurtling towards the ground in the worst Russian manned flight accident since Soviet times. Baikonur’s first launchpad, the same one used by Yuri Gagarin 57 years ago, 11:39 am Moscow time, Thursday, October 11, 2018. In ...

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‘Emergency system performed great’: Soyuz reliable despite scare – ex-cosmonaut to RT

The safe return of the ISS crew, who had to abort their launch, proves the reliability of the Soyuz system, a former cosmonaut told RT, joking that now just flight attendants and comfy seats are needed to improve the experience. Aleksandr Lazutkin, who traveled to the Soviet Union’s Mir space station, said that the rescue operation to retrieve Aleksey Ovchinin ...

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First images of ISS crew after emergency landing (PHOTOS)

Published time: 11 Oct, 2018 11:57 #СоюзМС10: космонавт Роскосмоса Алексей Овчинин и астронавт @NASA Ник Хейг сейчас находятся в Жезказгане и проходят обследование перед вылетом. Генеральный директор Роскосмоса Дмитрий Рогозин (@Rogozin) принял решение о транспортировке космонавтов на Байконур. pic.twitter.com/b1IzKZZI8O — РОСКОСМОС (@roscosmos) October 11, 2018 DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Russian-US ISS crew makes emergency landing: Who are Alexey Ovchinin and Nick Hague?

Published time: 11 Oct, 2018 09:53 Edited time: 11 Oct, 2018 09:59 The crew of the Soyuz spacecraft, forced to make an emergency landing after a rocket malfunction, are alive and well, but who are the two men who braved the high G-forces during their unplanned descent back to earth? The spacecraft was co-piloted by Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and ...

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ISS crew to make emergency landing after Soyuz rocket malfunctions during launch

HomeWorld News Published time: 11 Oct, 2018 08:54 Edited time: 11 Oct, 2018 09:00 Get short URL The Russian Soyuz rocket suffered a malfunction while launch, new ISS crew to make emergency landing approximately in Kazakhstan – reports DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Four people injured in emergency landing as airplane slides off runway in Russia’s Yakutia

Four people were injured when a Sukhoi Superjet 100 skidded off the runway after an emergency landing in Yakutia. The main landing gear of the aircraft broke during the incident, an emergency services representative told RIA. A total of 91 passengers, including seven children, were on board the Yakutia Airlines flight from the Siberian city of Ulan-Ude. These, along with ...

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Storm Michael: Midterm campaigning in disarray after Florida governor declares state of emergency

Florida has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Michael which is due to hit the US coast next week. The cyclone has already affected some of the campaign trails of the 2018 midterm election hopefuls. On Sunday, Republican Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in 26 counties in the Florida Panhandle and in Big ...

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State of emergency: Evacuations as raging Hurricane Florence inches closer to East Coast (PHOTOS)

South Carolina has ordered the mandatory evacuation of its entire coast, and evacuations were also ordered for several North Carolina towns, as Category 4 Hurricane Florence continues her aggressive pursuit towards the states. The governor of South Carolina, Henry McMaster, ordered the mandatory evacuation of the state’s entire 187-mile coastline at noon on Tuesday. NEW: Florence is now a category ...

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