BOOSTER FAILURE AND TRAGEDY AVERTED

Expedition 57 crew members Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos (left) and Nick Hague of NASA (right) pose for pictures in front of their Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft.

Booster failure of the second stage of the MS-10 spacecraft launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan resulted in the implementation of emergency measures to return one cosmonaut and one astronaut safely back to earth in a ballistic descent on October 11, 2018. Fortunately, it worked. LAUNCH PREPARATIONS This article recounts the events that occurred leading… Continue reading BOOSTER FAILURE AND TRAGEDY AVERTED

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