Alex Ovchinin and Nick Helloto: Sergei Savostyanov / RIA Novosti
The members of the crew of “Soyuz”, which made an emergency landing and landed in Kazakhstan, discovered health problems. As reported TASS citing a source at the cosmodrome Baikonur in the nearest future them will send by special flight to Moscow.
“Members of the crew of “Soyuz MS-10″ was examined by the doctors, their condition is not quite good”, — said the Agency interlocutor. What exactly was going on, he did not speak. It is planned that pilots will be sent by special flight to Chkalovsky airfield in the Moscow and then to Star city.
Thursday, October 11, the launch of manned spacecraft “Soyuz” from Baikonur on 119 th second of the flight has been shut down engines of the second stage in the separation of the side blocks of the first stage from the Central block of the second stage. Then triggered a distress beacon, the ship was divided into compartments and released the parachute.
The crew made an emergency landing and landed in Kazakhstan. On Board the ship headed for the ISS, were a cosmonaut of the Roscosmos Alexei Ovchinin (the commander of the “Soyuz MS-10”) and NASA astronaut Tyler Hague.
According to preliminary information, the cause of the accident could be bad mounting of the Central block of the accelerator. Because of the incident, the program of manned and cargo launches to the ISS will be reconsidered.
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