Russian rocket launches first crewed mission since booster failure in October

Russian rocket launches first crewed mission since booster failure in October

On Monday morning, a Russian Soyuz rocket lifted off for its first crewed mission to the International Space Station since a booster failure in October.

An American, a Canadian and a Russian are on board, and lift off happened just after 6:30 a.m.

In October, a two-man crew was forced to make an emergency trip back to Earth due to booster failure.

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Since that mission, NASA says it has worked closely with Russian space officials to make sure the rocket is safe.

WATCH: Russian rocket set for lift off for first crewed launch since booster failure in October

WATCH LIVE: A Russian Soyuz rocket is scheduled to lift off from Kazakhstan any minute for the first crewed launch since booster failure in October. READ MORE: https://at.wftv.com/2Rq5JyC

Posted by WFTV Channel 9 on Monday, December 3, 2018