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Komarov to Head Proton Failure Investigation, Second Try For ISS Reboost Tonight EDT

May 19, 2015

Get up to date on how Russia is responding to the failure of a Proton-M rocket on May 16, 2015 that doomed Mexico’s MexSat-1 satellite, and to the failure of Progress M-26M to reboost the International Space Station’s orbit that same day.


The failure of a Russian Soyuz/Proton to launch a Mexican communication satellite on Friday was not the only failure that day. The Proton attached to the International Space Station also failed to fire in an orbit raising maneuver. The head of Roscosmos has taken personal charge of the investigation into both incidents.

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