The Soyuz MS-10 launch intended to deliver a NASA astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station was aborted Thursday morning due to a booster anomaly,
NASA said in a statement. USAF Col. Nick Hague—a decorated flight-test engineer who graduated from and taught at the Air Force Academy—and Russia’s Alexey Ovchinin “are in good condition following” the incident, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a statement, promising “a thorough investigation” into what caused it.
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—New KC-46 weapons system trainer and boom operator trainer simulators have been installed and are ready for testing at Pease ANGB, N.H., in advance of the first aircraft arriving in August 2019: ANG release.
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