Media called priority version of the depressurization of the «Union»

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The Board of the Corporation «Roscosmos», which is investigating the incident with the air leak on a space ship «Soyuz», considers as a priority the version about deliberate damage of the ship by American astronauts, about this newspaper «Kommersant».

According to the newspaper, the special Committee of the Corporation has determined that the damage was already in space after docking to the ISS.

The hole is formed not on the first try. This is evidenced by several points around the hole, which, according to experts, has appeared due to the touch drill if you are working in a vacuum.

«Roskosmos» I believe that the damage to the ship was the best American astronauts. According to the Corporation, they damaged Soyuz to quickly send his sick colleague and not to pay for a new ship.

According to «Kommersant», the Corporation has already sent a request to NASA to obtain copies of video recorders astronauts and records about their health. The source added that in case of failure to request «any additional questions about their involvement in the incident will already be superfluous.»

Earlier «Rosatom» in the framework of the investigation were sent to NASA’s request about the psychological state of the American astronauts, but there was considered unethical, about it RIA Novosti said a source in the Russian rocket and space industry.

The investigation of the incident on the ship «Union»

On Tuesday, the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, told reporters that the work of the Commission of the Corporation for the investigation of the incident with the hole in the spacecraft «Soyuz MS-09». Rogozin noted that the Commission Corporation «Energia» was not able to detect the cause of the hole in the hull of a ship, he pointed out that «the situation was much more complicated.»

The official refused to comment on speculation that damage to the lining of the «Union» could the Americans.

Deputy Director General of the Corporation for international cooperation Sergey Saveliev said that the «Roscosmos» will notify all of the ISS partners about the results of the investigation of the causes holes in the ship to avoid such an emergency in the future.

The Director of the office for outer space Affairs UN Simonetta Di Pippo, said RIA Novosti that the organization is closely monitoring the situation around the ISS depressurization, which occurred a week and a half ago.

In addition, a source in the rocket and space industry told RIA Novosti that the Prosecutor’s office began a planned inspection of the Rocket-space Corporation «Energy», which may have produced a defective spacecraft «Soyuz MS-09».

Emergency on the ship «Union»

Air leaks on the ISS found in the night of August 30. The crew checked all compartments of the ship and found, according to the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, «hairline fracture».

The hole was located in the living compartment, not in the descent module, so do not threaten the return of the spacecraft to the Ground.

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