ESA stressed that these are preliminary the findings of the technical investigation.
Module Schiaparelli crashed during landing on Mars because of a bug in the block system which miscalculated the height of the apparatus.
This is stated in the communication from the European space Agency.
According to the European scientists, the time when the lander entered the atmosphere of Mars, angular velocity measuring unit has issued a control system incorrect information about the height at which the machine is located.
As noted in the ESA, the height was negative, below the surface, causing the software module ahead of time opened the parachute, he applied braking thrust and activated the landing system. ESA stressed that these are preliminary the findings of the technical investigation into the causes of the crash of the descent module on the surface of Mars.
The exact details, said the scientists, will be published in early 2017.
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