Russia has launched a criminal investigation over a failed rocket launch to the International Space Station, according to reports.
The astronauts were due to dock at the International Space Station, but the booster suffered engine failure minutes after the launch.
A booster malfunctioned but US astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin landed safely.
An astronaut from the U.S. and another from Russia are safe after making an emergency landing in Kazakhstan following the failure of a Russian booster rocket that was supposed to propel them toward the International Space Station.
US and Russian crew of Soyuz spacecraft reported safe after emergency landing
A Russian rocket carrying an American astronaut and his Russian counterpart to the international space station aborted the flight shortly after launch because of a booster anomaly.
Astronauts make emergency landing after Russian rocket carrying them to International Space Station fails
Problem with Soyuz’s thrusters must be identified before space flights can resume, say experts