WATCH: Russia's first Soyuz launch since mid-air rocket failure

2018-11-17 12:22

A Russian Soyuz rocket with a cargo vessel blasted off in the first launch to the International Space Station (ISS) since a manned accident last month with two astronauts on board escaping unhurt.

"The mission control centre has completed the work set out for the launch of the Progress MS-10 cargo vessel. The takeoff of the Soyuz-FG rocket is set for 1814 GMT," Russian space agency Roscosmos said in a statement.

The launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan is seen as a rehearsal for the next manned voyage, planned for December 3.

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