In the Amur region found fragments of the first stage of the carrier rocket «Soyuz-2.1 b»

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Three fragments the first stage of the carrier rocket «Soyuz-2.1 b» was launched from Vostochny on Tuesday, was found in Tyndinsky area of the Amur region, told RIA Novosti the head of the neighboring the Zeya district of the Andrew lozhechkin.

«Found three fragments of the first stage in Tyndinsky district. Last year after starting in April found fragments we have in Zeya. The search was conducted from the helicopter specialists of Roskosmos. Now clears the ground to cut the fragments into parts and then export, they will be transported to Ziolkowski,» — said lozhechkin RIA Novosti.

«Soyuz-2.1 b» with hydro meteorological satellite «meteor-M» №2-1, the student’s device «Baumanets-2» and 17 foreign nano-satellites on Tuesday launched from the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region.

As reported by RIA Novosti on Wednesday the representative of the Ministry of environment of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), helicopters in the morning, began to search for the separated parts of the rocket «Soyuz-2.1 b» that fell in two districts of the region. On Tuesday, in the Viluy and Aldan regions of Yakutia were sent drones also used by radars.

According to him, in a field camp in the areas of falling of fragments are specialists of Roskosmos, ministries of nature protection and healthcare of the Republic, rescuers state budgetary institution «Yakut base of aviation protection of forests», the administration of the Vilyui, the Aldan area.

Roscosmos earlier reported that the satellite «meteor-M» №2-1, running on the rocket «Soyuz-2.1 b» from the Vostochny cosmodrome that is not launched into the target orbit. As told RIA Novosti source in the space industry, an emergency situation could occur in the upper stage «Fregat» between separation from the third stage rocket and the first time. In this case, the head unit could fall into the ocean near Antarctica.