The video shows the Soyuz T-10-1 attempted launch of  September 26, 1981.  The  launch escape system fired just two seconds before the rocket exploded for a fuel spill. The capsule was pulled away from the explosion, with an acceleration of 14 to 17g (137 to 167 m/s²) which lasted for five seconds. Despite some minor injuries caused by the sudden acceleration, the crew landed safely some 6.5 km from the launch pad.

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Andrea Gini

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Andrea Gini is a content strategy consultant specialized in companies of the space sector. He is founder of Space Safety Magazine, where he held the position of Editor-in-Chief until March 2015. Between 2011 and 2013 he worked in the European Space Agency in the Independent Safety Office, which overviews the utilization of the International Space Station. He previously worked as Software Developer, IT Consultant, and trainer of Java-related technologies. Andrea holds a BSc and an MSc in computer science from the University of Milano, a Master in Communication of Science from the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste and a MSc in Space Studies from the International Space University.

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