A Russian rocket failed with 2 people on board, and the moment was recorded on video. Here’s what it shows.

A Russian rocket failed with 2 people on board, and the moment was recorded on video. Here’s what it shows.

A video screenshot showing the Soyuz MS-10 rocket launch failure on October 12.Roscosmos (via Twitter) Almost three weeks ago, on October 12, a Soyuz rocket carrying a NASA astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut failed mid-flight, 31 miles above Earth’s surface. The space capsule carrying the two men ripped away from the damaged rocket, then plunged…

Ariane rocket reaches flight milestone

Ariane rocket reaches flight milestone

Image copyright ARIANESPACE TV Image caption Tuesday’s Ariane climbs into dark skies above French Guiana Europe’s Ariane 5 rocket has completed its 100th mission. Tuesday’s flight saw it lift two big satellites into orbit from its operating base in French Guiana. Conceived originally to launch a European space shuttle, the rocket was adapted instead to…