Transcript for Spacecraft makes emergency landing in Kazakhstan
New images of Russian cosmonaut Alexi moved to an end NASA astronaut Medicaid back on the ground safe. In being treated and there is little lift off but the two men blasted off because extent for the International Space Station. Suddenly the booster rockets speeding toward space at nearly 5000 miles per hour. Failed. There has been an issue with the district where standing by for information that the capsule carrying the American and Russian ejected from the rock get. The latest safely hundreds of miles away from the launch site weird. And now hearing the parent communication with the rescue force this on their way to the capsule and that they are in good condition. The mid flight failure marks an unprecedented mishap for the Russian space program. Which has been dogged by a strangled launch failures in other incidents according to sister was pressing him. Russia's deputy prime minister says the goal here is now under investigation. And manned launches remain suspended until they do grow what happened then which means there's no way to get astronauts or cosmonauts at the space station on. No word of the current ISS crew will extend their mission and they do have an escape module to give back to earth six this is hate a Kansas native. As we prepare force mission of the Johnson Space Center in Texas. Grown up is is little boy a stern of the night sky. And and wanting to just explore the and then. And in figure out what's out there and go find new things. Russia's state news has reported a possible cause of the rocket booster failure engineers believe there was some type of blockage that caused the engines to shut down. Kenneth modem ABC news Washington.
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