Space

After the launch from the East, Putin announced reprimands to Rogozin and Komarov

Photo: Dmitry Azarov
Photo: Dmitry Azarov

Immediately after the launch of the missile from the East, the president reprimanded Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, supervising the space industry, a severe reprimand – to the head of Roskosmos Igor Komarov, as well as a decree on incomplete service compliance – the general director of the automation NGO Leonid Shalimov, whose company received a cable that signaled malfunction. This was reported by a special correspondent of Kommersant, Andrei Kolesnikov.

On April 28, the first Soyuz-2.1a rocket with the Lomonosov, SamSat-218 and Aist-2D satellites was launched from the Vostochny launch site. The launch was preceded by an unsuccessful attempt on April 27, which became one of the most discussed topics on the Russian Internet.

The reason for moving the start of the steel malfunction in the control system, detected by the automation one and a half minutes before the launch.

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