Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin called the possible cause of PE with a solar battery in the docking of manned spacecraft "Soyuz TMA-17M". According to him, the problems could be caused by a disturbance of the production technology.
For this problem, Deputy Prime Minister demanded from a management of the Russian space Agency to direct attention.
The incident with undeployed solar panel on the spacecraft Soyuz TMA-17M" did not affect the docking with the ISS, but did not go unnoticed Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. "I want to congratulate all the staff involved in the successful launch of manned spacecraft to the ISS. All went well except for one famous detail: did not deploy solar," announced the Deputy Prime Minister on a conference call for the construction of the Vostochny space centre.
As stressed Rogozin, that didn't happen last year. "Again carefully to understand what happens with batteries. It is likely, it is connected with infringement of technology. So I request the management of the Russian space Agency to send the closest attention" - quoted by TASS . When it comes to launches of manned spacecraft and about the people who will participate in this highly complex operation, "everything should go without a hitch, without a hitch," he added.
Remember that the carrier rocket "Soyuz-FG" with manned spacecraft "Soyuz TMA-17M", on Board the ISS headed citizen of Russia Oleg Kononenko, Japanese Kimiya Yui and the American Kjell Lindgren, was launched from Baikonur cosmodrome on July 23 at 00:03 Moscow time. The flight was carried out on a so-called shortened the scheme: just a few hours she was scheduled to dock with the ISS.
However then it became known that the ship did not deploy left the solar battery. With all this 2nd battery - right - worked staff and fully supplied the demand of the Union in energy. The conflict did not affect the docking with the ISS - she was a regular at 05:45 Moscow time and in automatic mode.
sections: Politics, Accidents