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Russia finally explains what went wrong with the Soyuz rocket

October 31st, 2018

It’s only been a few weeks since the Soyuz rocket launched by Russian space agency Roscosmos was forced to abort its launch shortly after takeoff. The two-man crew managed to make it back to Earth safely, but their planned journey to the International Space Station was obviously cut very short. Now, Russia believes it knows …

Russia will be ready to resume Soyuz flights soon, NASA says

October 24th, 2018

It’s only been a couple of weeks since Russia’s Soyuz rocket launch towards the International Space Station ended abruptly due to an unspecified failure, sending the two passengers back down to Earth, where they landed safely. NASA immediately offered a show of support for the Russian space program and said things would work themselves out …

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Russia thinks it knows why its trusty Soyuz rocket failed

October 15th, 2018

Last week’s seemingly routine Roscosmos launch to the International Space Station went a bit sideways after the rocket carrying a NASA astronaut and his Russian counterpart failed during takeoff. The mission was aborted and the crew was able to safely make it back down to solid ground, but Russia was quick to announce that it …