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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | The Latest: NASA says 2 astronauts in good condition

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan— The Latest on the failed space launch carrying two astronauts (all times local): 3:30 p.m. NASA says that two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia are in good condition after an emergency landing following booster rocket failure minutes after the launch. NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos’ Alexei Ovchinin lifted off as scheduled … Continue reading BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | The Latest: NASA says 2 astronauts in good condition

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | US, Russian astronauts blast off to space station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — A duo of astronauts from the U.S. and Russia has blasted off for a mission on the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos‘ Alexei Ovchinin lifted off as scheduled at 2:40 p.m. (0840 GMT; 4:40 a.m. EDT) Thursday from the Russia-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Soyuz booster … Continue reading BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan | US, Russian astronauts blast off to space station