Expedition 59 Prepares For Launch On Soyuz

According to Business Insider, astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are preparing to a second Soyuz launch in five months.

The NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonaut were on-board a Soyuz rocket in October that was forced to abort.

About a minute and a half into their flight on Oct. 12th, Hague and Ovchinin jettisoned their capsule from the rocket because a booster failed to detach.

For their latest launch, Expedition 59 crew members Hague and Ovichinin with be joined by NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who will crew the International Space Station for six months.


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