Last Year, the Soyuz mission was called off after a disastrous failure to the rocket that was supposed to take off with the astronauts. The surviving astronauts from that failure are not back on board of the new Soyuz capsule and are on their way to the International Space Station. The American Astronaut Nick Hague and his Russian counterpart Alexey Ovchinin are on their way to board the International Space Station. Nick Hughes and his Russian counterpart survived the catastrophic failure of the Soyuz launch mission last year. After clearing the health inspection and the technical inspection, they are orbiting the earth waiting to dock with the ISS.
Astronaut Nick Hughes and Alexey Ovchinin are on board the Soyuz with Female Astronaut Christina Koch. The rocket took off from the Russian Cosmodrome from Baikonur Kazakstan. Christina Koch is expected to be the part of the women-only spacewalk on March 26th. This would be the all-women spacewalk conducted to perform repairing task for the International Space Station. Last year, when Nick Hughes and Alexey Ovchinin took off from Baikonur Kazakhstan, the sensor issues arose and they had to abort the mission two minutes after the launch. The Soyuz Capsule landed a few kilometres from the Baikonur, causing distress in the area and significant rescue mission for the astronauts.
As the safety system triggered after rocket lost its trajectory, the Soyuz ejected itself and was landed safely on the ground. Mr. Ovchinin who is on board from the Russian side said that the rocket is in good shape and condition after the final checkings. The small issues that were found in the final audit are fixed. Mr. Hughes from the American side is 100% confident about the health of the rocket and the Spaceship. He said that they will complete their mission and will come back on earth.