Astronauts 'in great shape' after emergency rocket landing
Oct 14, 2018, 15:34
Jim Bridenstine spoke to reporters at the United States embassy in Moscow a day after a Soyuz rocket failure forced Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and USA astronaut Nick Hague to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff in Kazakhstan.
The rocket had lifted off at 4:40 a.m. ET from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a journey that was expected to involve four orbits of the Earth and take six hours.
Russia launches criminal probe over failed rocket launch Russian investigators said they had opened a criminal probe into the failed rocket launch that caused the two-man crew to make an emergency landing.
NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said his team is working with their Russian counterparts. The capsule separated and recovered in a ballistic trajectory that the Russian space agency said exposed the crew to about 6.7 G's.
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ISS operations integration manager Kenny Todd described the incident as a "major anomaly" but said he has "every confidence" that Russian space agency Roscosmos will establish the cause of the malfunction.
David Saint-Jacques is scheduled to co-pilot the capsule December 20 and become the first Canadian at the orbiter since now-retired astronaut Chris Hadfield returned to Earth in 2013. They were to join three of their colleagues at the International Space Station and to deliver supplies to the orbiting outpost.
"The boys will certainly fly their mission", Rogozin tweeted, posting a picture in which he sits with the two astronauts aboard a Moscow-bound plane. The Russian space agency Roscosmos has launched an investigation following a Soyuz rocket malfunction. Hague and Ovchinin are out of the capsule and are reported to be in good condition.
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After their rescue, Hague and Ovchinin were set to be airlifted to a space flight training center outside of Moscow.
We can talk all we want about the future of space travel in light of the failure, but at the end of the day, this is a human story about two people who came way too close to dying in space Thursday.
Thursday's failure was the first manned launch failure for the Russian space program since September 1983 when a Soyuz exploded on the launch pad. NASA has been buying seats on Soyuz rockets ever since but next year SpaceX and Boeing should debut their launch systems capable of ferrying astronauts to and fro the ISS. -Russian cooperation in space, voicing hope that tensions between Moscow and Washington in other areas wouldn't affect that relationship. The men were supposed to inspect a mysterious 2-millimeter hole found in the hull of a Soyuz module, docked at the space station.
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