U.S. astronaut Nick Hague awarded the Russian Order of Courage

Nick Hague, the US astronaut has been awarded Russian Order of Courage by Russian President Vladimir Putin. He has been awarded for showing professionalism in highrisk situation. This astronaut along with his one more crew member Alexei Ovchinin had to make an emergency landing, when Russian rocket Soyuz malfunctioned on its way to International Space Station. Their capsule exited the rocket and landed in steppes of Kazakhastan

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