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Friday, February 16, 2018

Three Russian satellite is “lost” after reaching orbit


Three Russian satellites were placed in orbit on July 14 launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a”, has still not made contact with the Ground. The causes of technical failure is still unknown.


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Two satellites of Earth remote sensing MCA-N are unable to be included after the launch. A similar fate befell the satellite “spark-MAI-85” of the Moscow aviation Institute, who was also part of the load booster.

“Launch vehicles worked normally. Launch containers with these companions also worked normally, which was confirmed by telemetry data. However, the communication devices did not work”, – told the newspaper “Izvestia” a source in the rocket and space industry.

According to the interlocutor of the edition, at present the specialists of Roskosmos and the Russian private company “Dauria aerospace” will make every effort to establish contact with “lost” spacecraft. In this case, the Roscosmos declined to comment, not confirming and not denying the information about the emergency situation.

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