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Showing posts with label Soyuz. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Soyuz. Show all posts

Thursday, October 11, 2018

U.S. and Russian Astronauts Safe After Making Emergency Landing When Booster Rocket Failed on Launch


U.S. and Russian Astronauts Safe After Making Emergency Landing When Booster Rocket Failed on Launch


Article Excerpt: "... The astronauts were to dock at the International Space Station six hours after the launch, but the Soyuz booster suffered an unspecified failure and shut down minutes after the launch ..."


Reference: time.com

Friday, September 7, 2018

NASA astronaut headed to International Space Station confident Russia will figure out source of hole


NASA astronaut headed to International Space Station confident Russia will figure out source of hole


Article Excerpt: "... Russian officials currently are investigating how the hole occurred, whether it was intentional and if other Soyuz modules currently in development also have defects. They expect to complete their investigation by mid-September, well before the next Soyuz flight is scheduled to launch Oct. 11. It's not yet clear how the hole discovery will impact the October flight, which will be carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague. Hague is not a member of McClain's crew and was not at the news conference Thursday. ..."


Reference: www.chron.com