Russian rocket crashed due to braking instead of acceleration media

The reason for the failure of the launch of the Russian carrier rocket «Soyuz-2.1 b» is «a wrong orientation» of the upper stage «Fregat». This is with reference to a source in the rocket and space industry «Interfax».

Instead of overclocking the machine slowed down, began to unfold in «non-optimal direction,» and don’t have time to finish the manoeuvre before starting the engines.

The source believes that the wrong orientation of the upper stage was the result of the error in the flight mission.

Emergency the Commission finds, at what stage was a mistake.

On 28 November, the carrier rocket was launched from the Russian cosmodrome «East». She was supposed to put into orbit satellite «meteor-M», however, the satellite link could not be established. According to media reports, because of an error in the flight mission of the carrier rocket and upper stage the satellite was launched on the wrong path, entered the atmosphere and fell into the Atlantic ocean.




Russian rocket crashed due to braking instead of acceleration media 01.12.2017

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