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Booster rockets carrying Soyuz fail mid-air, force emergency landing

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Booster rockets carrying a Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft with a Russian and a US astronaut on board, failed mid-air on Thursday forcing the crew to make an emergency landing. American Nick Hague, 43, and Russian Aleksey Ovchinin, 47 were the two astronauts bound for the International Space Station before having to abort the mission. The spacecraft has safely landed back on Earth and rescue teams have reached the Soyuz landing site.…