The U.S. space Agency (NASA) as a consequence of technical problems not able to launch to the International space station 2 satellite. According to some sources, a technical failure was found in the starting system in the U.S. segment of the ISS.
As informs "Interfax" referring to a source in the rocket and space industry, with 5 to 7 October with the Japanese manipulator and an American launch system developed by NanoRacks, a space had to send 16 satellites. These devices were delivered to the station in early August, the Japanese cargo spacecraft HTV-5.
Staff were launched 14 satellites, and with 2 remaining difficulty. The problems associated with locks and launch container, developed in the United States. Constant attempts to restart the satellites to the ISS in what have not resulted. Apparently, the spacecraft sends to Earth.
Note that similar difficulties with starting containers found at the beginning of 2015. Then the satellites either failed to run or run unauthorized. Experts of the company NanoRacks said he found the reason and eliminated it. However, apparently, the technical damage is there to this day.
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