According to Russian news agencies quoted military sources that the Russian satellite communications tumbled to the ground on Friday, shortly after its launch, the latest in a string of disasters caused to the space industry in the country.
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She added that the satellite agency (Meridian), which can be used for military purposes and civilian did not reach orbit and fell to the ground near the city of Tobolsk in Siberia, 2,300 km from Moscow.
And threw the sources blamed the incident on the occurrence of a malfunction in the carrier rocket to the moon. A source in the space industry told Interfax news agency that fails to launch Meridian moon may delay the launch of a cargo space (Progress) due in January.
And cast a shadow over several incidents of the celebration of 50 years of Yuri Gagarin’s first ever trip to outer space. The vehicle crashed ship carrying supplies for the astronauts aboard the International Space Station in the air in August.
And left three moons private system Glonass navigation was launched in December last year derailed and crashed in the Pacific Ocean, costing Moscow nearly $ 160 million and delayed the program, which aims to make navigation system compete with the system
It is likely that Russia also lost space probe (Phobos – Grant), worth $ 165 million after the crash in the orbit and may fall to the ground after failing to move towards satellite of Mars last month.