113 seconds into the flight of the rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a” with the spacecraft “Soyuz MS-14” to reset the emergency rescue system, RIA Novosti reported, drew attention to a broadcast of the launch vehicle.
According to the Agency, thus “Roscosmos” successfully tested the emergency rescue system of the spacecraft “Soyuz MS-14”, which first was launched rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a”.
“After the system fires back at the 110th second of the flight, we are talking about the fact that the propulsion system of emergency rescue system worked successfully,” — said General Director of machine-building design Bureau “Iskra” Vladimir Sorokin, noting that to qualify the rocket for manned missions just one such start-up.
“Soyuz-2.1 a” with the “Soyuz MS-14” was launched from Baikonur cosmodrome to the International space station (ISS) on the morning of 22 August. Aboard manned spacecraft is three people is a robot Skybot F-850.
“Soyuz-2.1 a” from 2020, to replace the “Soyuz-FG” with the launch of “Soyuz MS” to the ISS. The first rocket is different from the second, in particular, the presence of a Russian control system. The last start “Soyuz-FG” is scheduled for September.
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