Saturday , November 17 2018
Home / Russian Federation / The Russian space Agency has determined the cause of the accident “the Union”

The Russian space Agency has determined the cause of the accident “the Union”

Роскосмос установил причину аварии "Союза"An accident resulting abnormal operation of the sensor.

Crash rocket Soyuz-FG has occurred due to incorrect operation of the sensor separating the first and second stages. This was announced on Wednesday, October 31, Executive Director of the Russian space Agency for manned programs Sergey Krikalev.

“The reason that the Commission found, was abnormal operation of the sensor, which signals the divergence of the first and second stage,” said Krikalev.

According to him, this led to the fact that one of the side blocks of the first stage of the Soyuz-FG is not moved to the desired distance and hit Baku fuel second stage. The tank exploded.

Recall that during the launch of manned spacecraft Soyuz from the Baikonur cosmodrome October 11, the accident occurred two minutes after liftoff, the separation of the side blocks of the first stage from the Central block of the second stage of the launch vehicle. Then triggered a distress beacon, the ship was divided into compartments and released the parachute.

© 2018, z-news.link. All rights reserved.

Check Also

In Russia overturned school bus, injuring 9 children

The bus crashed into a tractor. Nine children and a school bus driver injured in …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *