NASA to hold press conference about effects of Soyuz accident on International Space Station
By Tom Risen|October 11, 2018
NASA will livestream a news conference from the Johnson Space Center at noon EDT on Thursday. This follows the failed launch of the Russian Soyuz rocket after liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The spacecraft was intended to carry American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin to the station on Thursday morning. Hague and Ovchinin landed and were flown to Baikonur.
This story will be updated.
The NASA photo at the top of the page shows a Soyuz rocket after it launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan flight engineer Nick Hague of NASA and flight engineer Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos on Thursday. The flight was aborted moments later.