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February 04, 2013
Zenit Engine Worked Normally
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Feb 04, 2013
The first stage engine of the Zenit-2S rocket that failed shortly after Friday's launch operated in the normal regime during and after the liftoff, the press service of the Russian space agency Roscosmos said. "An express analysis of the telemetry data has led to a preliminary conclusion that the first stage engine and the flight control system operated in the normal regime," Roscosmos said in a statement. The Russian space agency also said that documents provided by Energomash, the company ... read more
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