MCC said that it was premature conclusions about causes of accident of “Progress”

The mission control center

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The state Commission will declare the causes of the accident “Progress” no earlier than December 20, said the MCC. Earlier it was reported that a cargo ship could crash due to emergency shutdown of the engine of the third stage of the carrier rocket “Soyuz”

The results of the investigation of the state Commission establishing the cause of the accident of the space truck “Progress MC-04”, will be announced no earlier than 20 December. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the statement of the mission control Center (MCC).

“Any version that sounded now, have no relation to reality, including incorrect data sequence, as the results of work of the Commission will be announced after 20 December 2016”, — quotes Agency the statement of the MCC.

Currently, the interdepartmental Commission under the chairmanship of Director General of Roscosmos Igor Komarov continues to work, stressed at MCC.

Previously TASS with reference to the media reported that “Progress” has fallen due to emergency shutdown of the engine of the third stage of the carrier rocket “Soyuz-U”. Because of this, the ship was unable to enter orbit of an artificial satellite of the Earth, noted the Agency.

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