Russian Federal Space Agency Aug 24 announced that Russian spacecraft carrying nearly three tons of supplies for the International Space Station failed to enter orbit.
Russian Space Agency said, a ISS Progress 44 spacecraft experienced a failure while climbing to orbit, and Mission Control Moscow lost contact with the rocket 5 minutes, 50 seconds after its launch.
Russian media quoted sources from aerospace sector official and said that the contact with the spacecraft broke after the rocket was launched due to pressure of fuel tank reduced accidentally. Currently, the Russian space belongs to all the soldiers on the ground observation point is to determine the location of cargo ship.
Progress M-12M is the fourth Russian cargo spacecraft launched in this year, As planned, the cargo ship carrying 2.5 tons of various materials will dock with ISS module 26, "Terminal" was docking module and docking.
Russian space force spokesman Vitaly Via Turgeon said that Russia will be 26 in Plesetsk launch site using the "Soyuz-2" launch vehicle "GLONASS" navigation satellite. The accident will not affect the launch of the spacecraft to the launch of the satellite preparations.
Russia has been hit twice in the week failed to launch spacecraft accident. 18th of this month, Russia "Express-AM4" communications satellite aboard, "Proton-M" carrier rocket was launched at the Baikonur launch site. However, the rocket completed the fourth, which is the last second after ignition, the satellite lost contact with the ground. Russia's space agency said later, in the "Express-AM4" to identify reasons for failure before the satellite launch will be suspended "Proton" series of rockets.