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The Russian Federation established a rocket cause of accident the Union - media

The Russian Federation established a rocket cause of accident the Union - media
Accident happened because of failure of the pyro: the valve on the top part of the side block of the first step did not open, the commission established. A cause of accident of the piloted Russian spaceship the Union of MS-10 became not worked pyro which provoked failure of the drainage safety valve at the first step of an emergency rocket the Union of FG. It on Friday, October 12, Interfax reports, referring to the source familiar with investigation. "The state commission established that because of failure of the pyro the valve on the top part of the side block of the first step did not open owing to what gases of pressurization did not come to light the block and did not take away the block from the second missile stage", - the interlocutor of the agency told. As a result of it the emergency block of the first step entered impact with the central block and damaged it. Earlier it was reported that malfunction of one of valves provoked accident of the first missile stage the Union-FG after start. "Previously the state commission established that on a rocket the oxidizer tank drainage safety valve was faulty. At its opening the expiring gas takes away the side block from the central block, but it was faulty and did not work", - told a source. Meanwhile, before start it passed all stages of check. "Before start it was open. Then, as well as it is necessary, it was closed", - the interlocutor of the agency told. He explained that after gas station of tanks of a rocket via this valve the surplus of oxygen is dumped. "Several minutes prior to start-up it is closed. It had to open after office of the side block for its withdrawal from central, but it did not occur", - reported a source. Let's remind, during start of the piloted ship the Union from Baikonur Cosmodrome on October 11 there was an accident in two minutes after start at separation of side blocks of the first step from the central block of the second step of the carrier rocket. Then the emergency beacon worked, the ship was divided into compartments and released a parachute. The lander with astronauts made emergency landing in the territory of Kazakhstan. The crew - the astronaut of Roskosmos Alexey Ovchinin and the astronaut of NASA Nick Haig - survived. They were already got from the capsule by means of the PES-1 equipment, the condition of the astronaut and astronaut is estimated as satisfactory. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our channel



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