U.S. Astronaut Nick Hague, Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin Abort Mission Mid-Flight After Booster Failure

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crew is communicating with controllers, both men are okay at this time

ABOVE VIDEO: American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are heading back to Earth after their rocket suffered a booster failure Thursday shortly after launch.

KAZAKHSTAN – NASA Astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are on their way back to Earth after the rocket they were traveling in experienced a booster engine failure shortly after launch on Thursday.

NASA says the agency is still gathering more details about the incident.

The crew is heading back to the landing site in Kazakhstan.


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