Date: 7 months ago   Category: Cosmos

Have found new traces from a drill in a covering of "Union"


In a covering of the Russian piloted Union ship in which hole has led to pressure drop at the ISS new traces from work of a drill are found, TASS a source in space-rocket branch has reported. "Traces from a drill are not only in a household compartment of the ship, but also on the screen of antimeteoric protection which covers the ship outside and is established in 15 millimeters from the tight case" — the interlocutor of the agency has told. According to him before closing up an opening in "Union", astronauts have carried out photo and video filming of damages. "During the analysis in these pictures traces of work as a drill and on the antimeteoric screen behind a hole — the one who drilled the case have been found, having passed him clear, has rested a drill head against external untight protection" — I have specified a source. According to other interlocutor from space-rocket branch, installation of untight antimeteoric protection is carried out at a penultimate stage of assembly of the ship then "Union" goes to the shop of final assembly. At the same time during survey in the shop of final assembly of an opening and traces of work as a drill on a covering from within the ship wasn't. "The ship was drilled later, completely collected" — I have told a source. The interlocutor of the agency has noted that the ship is in the shop of final assembly about two weeks, then goes for 90 days on the control test bench (CTB), "and photofixing isn't provided in CTB". "Thus, the ship could drill at the last stage of works in the shop of final assembly or in CTB" — I have explained a source. The interlocutor called improbable versions of damage of "Union" during his transportation by rail to Baikonur or at the spaceport. Materials on teme00:02 — Have done some flying on July 3 and there will be enough Roskosmos will give everything for the most useless rocket the Rossiianonimny source of RIA Novosti, commenting on the message of TASS about detection of new traces of a drill on a covering of the piloted ship, has stated that "all this the same opening, as earlier, but not some new traces". "However even in work flow on August 30 by means of the endoscope it has been found out that the opening from a drill not through — to an outer space, and has passed completely two-millimetric aluminum case of a household compartment and has rested against the antimeteoric protection and screen and vacuum thermal insulation which is at distance of one and a half centimeters from him" — the interlocutor has explained. Earlier, according to sources of RIA Novosti, the internal commission of Energiya rocket and space corporation investigating an incident with leak of air at the ISS has come to a conclusion that the opening in a covering of "Union" has appeared at assembly of the spaceship at the enterprise in the Queen. In turn, the CEO of Roskosmos Dmitry Rogozin has assumed that the opening in the case of "Union" could be made in an orbit. Rogozin has reported on August 30 about leak of air at the ISS. The reason of malfunctions — an opening with a diameter about two millimeters in a covering of the piloted Union ship docked to the Russian segment of the station. Subsequently it became known that leak is caused a prednamer

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