Soyuz astronauts safe after failure forced an emergency landing

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Engadget—Astronauts Nick Hague of NASA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are reportedly safe after making an emergency landing following the failure of Soyuz spacecraft booster. After what looked like a routine launch, the crew were on their way to the internatio...

Rocket failure forces astronauts to make emergency landing. US and Russian crew of Soyuz spacecraft reported safe after being forced back down to Earth A Russian-American space crew was forced to make an emergency landing in Kazakhstan after their Soyuz rocket suffered a failure shortly after launching from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome in one of the most serious space incidents in recent years. The launch began as a routine affair. Missions bound for the International Space Station (ISS) have been conducted every few months for the past 20 years. But 119...