Following an “issue with the booster” during the launch of Soyuz MS-10, the two-man crew was forced to return to Earth in ballistic descent mode.
The Soyuz-FG lifted off from Baikonur carrying the Soyuz MS-10 Spacecraft with the two crewmembers aboard. Although the launch looked to be successful at first, an issue with a booster arose following the separation of the first stage. Following the failure, the crew of the Soyuz MS-10 was forced to return to Earth in ballistic descent mode
Rescue crews are currently on their way to the landing site. However, reports have indicated that it will take them approximately 90 minutes to reach the crew. There are currently no updates on the status of the crew or the spacecraft.
Update from NASA: “The Soyuz capsule has landed back on Earth carrying two crew members. Search and rescue teams are in contact with the crew and are en route to the landing location.”
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