Russia Aborts Rocket Launch With One Minute To Go

Roscosmos introduced a two-day delay of the Soyuz rocket launch after the lift-off was cancelled, setting a brand new date of 13 February.

In a press release, the company defined: “Through the launch, an order was made for the engines to be mechanically turned off, the causes are being clarified.

“The launch is rescheduled for the reserve date of 13 February.”

The Soyuz rocket was carrying a Progress cargo ship from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the Worldwide Area Station, with the intention of getting there inside three-and-a-half hours.

It was unmanned, carrying tons of provides to the ISS, the place six astronauts, two Russians, three Individuals and one from Japan, are at present dwelling and dealing.

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