Russia lost contact with the ship, carrying vital cargo to the international space station (ISS), a few minutes after its launch. The device was not placed in the correct orbit due to a failure in the engines. Russia already lost last week a telecommunications satellite. The Russian space freighter Progress M – 12 M, released Wednesday from the Kazakh Baikonur Cosmodrome, has crashed in Siberia, police sources in the Siberian Republic of Altai. The space freighter Progress that deviated from the planned orbit crashed into Earth in the district Choiski in Altai, indicated the source to the Interfax Agency. Apparently, he added, the ship rushed to the ground in a clearing, away from populated areas. (Similarly see: Dropbox). According to preliminary data, there neither fire, nor wounded, he added.
Russia lost contact with the ship, carrying vital cargo to the international space station (ISS), a few minutes after its launch. There was a short message telemetry failure and then the Progress disappeared from the field of radiovision, said a spokesman for the Russian aerospace industry to the Interfax Agency. The device, whose separation was scheduled for the 17.09 Moscow time (15.09 Spanish time), official RIA-Novosti was not placed in the correct orbit due to a failure in the rocket engines Soyuz-U carrier, according to the Agency. This is the first time in the history of Russian manned cosmonautics that a failure in the launch of a cargo ship, he said. Russia already lost last week satellite Telecom Express-AM4, almost six tons of weight, and previously a satellite military GEODESIC once the appliance enters non-circular and elliptical orbit as planned. Several months ago were also lost three satellites that Russia had launched to complete its GLONASS global positioning system. Three satellites fell into the Pacific Ocean 1,500 kilometers from the Hawaiian Islands, in an area away from the shipping lanes.