Space truck "Progress M-27M, which on the ISS went the Banner of Victory, once again lost to the relationship with Russian mission control center. The ship went through a range of means of tracking, but no telemetry from his side to rediscover failed.
"Alas, once again failed to get some telemetry information from the cargo space of the ship, despite the fact that the command means we are seeing it in orbit. Today there is a meeting of experts, who hope to develop a decision", - quotes an anonymous source in the space industry RIA Novosti.
Abnormal situation happened with the truck "Progress-M27M" after launch from Baikonur. For unknown reasons, the ship went into orbit considerably above the calculated and not yet able to dock to the ISS because of what's missing telemetry relationship. It happened after the separation of the third stage of the launch vehicle.
At the moment professionals MCC said that the spacecraft did not deploy exchange rate of the antenna, but solar panels have state. To clarify the situation it was decided to hold the dock in a "long" two-day scheme, and not on a new six-hour.
Earlier in mass media appeared information that the PCO began receiving telemetry from "Progress", but soon the connection was lost again. Considering the opinions of experts in the space industry, "Progress" has not entered the calculated orbit result in incorrect operation of one of the stages of the rocket "Soyuz-2.1 a". How to convince professionals, "the situation is not quite difficult, it can be corrected".
"Progress" has to bring to the station fuel, air, equipment for scientific experiments and parcels for the cosmonauts and astronauts and presents for crew members for the upcoming holidays, and even food products. Among the goods - a copy of the Victory banner hoisted in 1945 over the Reichstag. It is expected that in the background of this banner astronauts congratulate the people of Russia with the 70th anniversary of the Victory. On the launch vehicle "Soyuz-2.1 a were pasted symbolic - victory - posters. Also on the ISS sent spetsposelki candy by May 9.