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In Chkalovsk astronauts of emergency "Union" will be met by journalists - RIA Novosti, 12.10.2018


Members of the main crew of the ISS-57/58 the astronaut of Roskosmos Alexey Ovchinin and the astronaut of NASA Nick Haig at the airport of Baikonur
ChKALOVSKIY, 12 Oct — RIA Novosti. Film crews of all central TV channels came on airfield to meet Chkalovsky astronauts of the Union spaceship which crashed after take-off to the ISS, the correspondent of RIA Novosti with the place of an event.© RIA Novosti / Alexey Filippov tells to Pass the Plane of Roskosmos into an image bank the plane of Roskosmos Tu-134 given the Flight radar web resource, now onboard which, presumably, there are an astronaut Alexey Ovchinin and the astronaut Nick Haig took off from Kazakhstan for Moskvusoglasno, flies up to Saransk. On Thursday there was an accident, the first in the history of modern Russia, in the piloted astronautics. The carrier rocket "Union-FG" could not bring the Union of MS-10 spaceship with new crew of the ISS to an orbit, but astronauts managed to be evacuated in the rescue capsule to Earth. Russian Alexey Ovchinin and American Nick Haig did not suffer. Accident, perhaps, happened because one of four blocks of the first step of the carrier rocket did not separate in the set time and when it occurred, struck the central block. Failure of the pyro of system of cultivation of steps could become the reason of it, told sources of RIA Novosti. The situation is investigated by the special commission of Roskosmos. Before clarification of the reasons of state of emergency it is decided to suspend all piloted start-up to the International Space Station which are now carried out only from Baikonur Cosmodrome and only on Russian "Unions". The Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov hoped that NASA "with understanding will treat this situation". Your browser does not support this format of video.

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