• China Has the Only Way to Get Humans to Space Right Now

    8 days ago - By Jalopnik

    Yesterday, the Soyuz rocket carrying an American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut failed , forcing the crew capsule to make a dramatic ballistic descent back to Earth, just as the abort system is intended to do. The rocket failure means the Soyuz spacecraft and booster will be grounded until the problem is found,...
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  • After Soyuz Failure, Space Is Now Weirdly Inaccessible to Astronauts

    After Soyuz Failure, Space Is Now Weirdly Inaccessible to Astronauts

    8 days ago - By Jalopnik

    All crewed launches have been suspended by Russia's space agency following yesterday's Soyuz rocket failure. That's a problem, because much of the world relies on Russian rockets to get both cargo and people into space. Consequently, we're now facing the very real possibility of having an uncrewed International Space...
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