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NASA will create group for investigation of causes of accident of "Union" - RIA Novosti, 11.10.2018


Start of the Soyuz launch vehicle with the piloted ship the Union of MS-10
WASHINGTON, 11 Oct — RIA Novosti. NASA will create the own investigation team for investigation of causes of accident of "Union", declared to press conferences the mission manager of the ISS in NASA Kenny Todd.© RIA Novosti / Alexey Filippov consider to Pass into an image bank In NASA that the Russian colleagues will understand causes of accident of "Union" "I expect that we will create the own investigation team" — he noted. According to him, a task of this team will be to learn as much as possible that "to create own opinion" about the event. 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. Neither Russian Alexey Ovchinin, nor American Nick Haig suffered. © RIA Novosti / Alexey Filippov to Pass into an image bank the Source assumed that all start-up of "Unions" the otlozhatavariya, perhaps, occurred 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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