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US, Russian astronauts make dangerous ballistic re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere after rocket fails

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NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin made a dramatic escape after their Soyuz booster rocket failed just two minutes after launch Thursday.

Russia 'launches criminal investigation' into rocket failure

Sky News / US News

Russia has launched a criminal investigation over a failed rocket launch to the International Space Station, according to reports.

Astronauts in good condition after emergency landing, NASA says

The astronauts were due to dock at the International Space Station, but the booster suffered engine failure minutes after the launch.

Investigation starts into dramatic Soyuz rocket breakdown

BBC / News

A booster malfunctioned but US astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin landed safely.

2 astronauts safe after Soyuz rocket forced to make emergency landing

CBC.ca / News

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.

Space crew abort flight after post-launch rocket failure

The Guardian / AU

US and Russian crew of Soyuz spacecraft reported safe after emergency landing

Rocket Headed for Space Station Aborts After Failure

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.

Rocket launches to be grounded while mid-air failure is investigated

The Guardian / AU

Problem with Soyuz’s thrusters must be identified before space flights can resume, say experts

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