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Russian launch vehicles are allowed to start again

Progress : Russia | Sep 01, 2011 at 9:16 PM PDT
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The Russian space agency Roskosmos has approved the launch of its main rocket again. The use of "Proton-M" missile had been suspended because on 18 August the launch of a space shuttle to the International Space Station (ISS) had failed .

A commission of inquiry have since discovered why one stage of the rocket have lost their way, said Roskosmos. The launch preparations for the next "Proton" rocket could therefore continue.

The reason for the breakdown - a faulty ignition of the third stage rocket - concerned only with missiles crashed Type Soyuz-U, but not the Soyuz-ST models or Soyuz-2.1b.

Because of the false start, Russia had the following exchange of the ISS crew members moved. The 8th of the September was planned return of three astronauts on the 16th September relocated. The new astronauts will launch in late October or early November to the ISS. Originally, their flight for 22 Planned for September.

Since the cessation of space shuttle flights in the U.S. nor Russia can only bring people to the ISS and pick up. The false start of "Progress" space shuttle last week has raised doubts about the reliability of Russian missile technology.

On 20 October launch two satellites for the European Galileo navigation system from French Guiana into space with Soyuz, it said. When the Soyuz-U used to come back, but was not reported.

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Russian launch vehicles are allowed to start again
After the false start on 18 August ISS Russia wants to use again soon launch vehicles for transportation into space. Then the astronauts will be replaced.
nabeela2001 is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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