Its woes continue, with another Soyuz launch failure, because the Fregat fired in the wrong direction. Now probably Atlantic-stationary orbit.
But we continue to rely on them for crew to ISS, because "safety is the highest priority."
— SafeNotAnOption (@SafeNotAnOption) November 28, 2017
Here’s the story from Doug Messier.
Meanwhile, back in the USA, NASA (and the ASAP) is still stupidly obsessing over safety.
This is nuts. Soyuz capsules aren’t armored to that MMOD requirement. As I just emailed a high-level NASA official, why don’t we just quit flying?