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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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Moment Soyuz rocket failed captured on camera from SPACE (PHOTOS)

Astronaut Alexander Gerst, who is one of three crew members currently aboard the International Space Station, captured the dramatic failed launch of the Russian Soyuz rocket in a stunning series of photographs. The photos, which Gerst posted to Twitter, clearly show the trail of the Soyuz rocket which on Thursday malfunctioned, forcing cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and astronaut Nick Hague to ...

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NASA ready to leave ISS crew-less if Soyuz not cleared by 2019

NASA officials have said that the International Space Station (ISS) could be left unmanned after a Russian Soyuz spacecraft was forced to make an emergency landing when its rocket booster malfunctioned. The Soyuz rocket launched on Thursday was due to deliver cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and astronaut Nick Hague to the station. The current ISS crew of three people is due ...

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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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Live feed shows moment of dramatic booster failure before cutting off during Soyuz launch (VIDEO)

Breathtaking moments of the Soyuz dramatically aborting its mission were caught on a live feed of the event. The footage showed the ISS crew being severely shaken around as the booster failed mid-air before the feed cut out. “Booster’s failure,” 47-year-old Aleksey Ovchinin is heard saying in the live stream of the liftoff. Ovchinin and his colleague, NASA’s Nick Hague ...

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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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Space barbershop: Russian cosmonauts trim & count white hair after Soyuz depressurization (VIDEO)

It turns out Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev has grayed quite a bit following the drop in air pressure on board the ISS, his colleague has discovered, while giving the commander of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft a haircut. In his latest enlightening video report from aboard the International Space Station, cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev has detailed the haircut process in near-zero gravity ...

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Space detectives: Russian cosmonauts prepare for spacewalk to inspect mysterious Soyuz module hole

The investigation of a mysterious hole in the Soyuz spacecraft has reached a whole new level, as Roscosmos announced that two Russian cosmonauts will inspect the holey module from the outside. While in space, naturally. Two cosmonauts will cut through the anti-meteorite shielding of the spacecraft in an attempt to find metal shavings and traces of sealant compound on the ...

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