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UH Professor relieved as astronaut husband lands safely after booster failure

Lt. Col. Catie Hague, professor of aerospace studies and commander of the Air Force ROTC program at the University of Houston, breathed a sigh of relief when her husband, Air Force colonel and NASA astronaut Nick Hague, returned to solid ground following his first mission to the International Space Station on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. The October mission was grounded after booster failure resulted in an emergency landing shortly after launch.

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  4. Astronaut describes plunge back to Earth during failed launch
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  6. NASA Astronaut Nick Hague Gets New Space Assignment After Scary Launch Abort
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