Science/Nature

Astronauts escape malfunctioning rocket

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Astronauts are to make an emergency landing after their Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctioned on lift-off to the International Space Station.

Nasa said there was an “issue with the booster” and the “crew is returning to Earth in a ballistic descent mode”.

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