Soyuz MS-10 (Expedition 57/58)
Following launch of the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and US Astronaut Nick Hague, the vehicle experienced a booster anomaly causing a contingency abort and ballistic descent situation. The Soyuz spacecraft landed safely and the crew were rescued.
.@NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are in good condition following today's aborted launch. I’m grateful that everyone is safe. A thorough investigation into the cause of the incident will be conducted. Full statement below: pic.twitter.com/M76yisHaKF— Jim Bridenstine (@JimBridenstine) October 11, 2018
The launch date was Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 8:40 AM (UTC).
Thursday, October 11, 2018
8:40 AM (UTC)
|Launch Time (Pad)||
01:40 PM (UTC+5)
|Result||In-Flight Abort (Crewed)|