«Roskosmos» will not comment on the version damage the «Union» NASA astronauts

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In state Corporation «Roscosmos» will not comment on rumors about the different versions of the appearance of holes in the hull of the ship «Soyuz MS-09» until its work is not done by the special Commission, the head of the press service Vladimir Ustimenko.

«Do not comment before the end of the work of the special Commission which will give its results. <…> We do not hurry anywhere, because I want to do clearly with the responses they received,» said Volodya.

The head of state Corporation Dmitry Rogozin on his page in Facebook wrote that the emergence of various rumors about the appearance of the holes undermining the friendly relations on the ISS.

«The spread of speculation and rumors around the incident on the ISS does not help the work of the experts of the Russian space Agency and aimed at undermining the friendly relations in the team space station. Prior to the completion of the work of the special Commission of Roscosmos any claims with reference to «sources» unacceptable,» — said Rogozin.

Previously, the newspaper «Kommersant» citing its sources reported that the Commission «Roscosmos» as the priority considers the version about deliberate damage of a covering of the Union of American astronauts.

According to sources of the newspaper, so the astronauts wanted to speed up sending the crew to Earth, as one of them showed disease.

According to the newspaper, experts have studied the damage and came to the conclusion that the holes in the hull did not at the first attempt, also of the footprints, specific to the conditions of weightlessness.

An air leak on the station

An air leak on the ISS occurred at the end of August. The astronauts have checked all compartments and found a hairline fracture in the hull of the Russian ship «Soyuz MS-09». She was in the living compartment, not in the descent module.

The rift threatened the ship is returning to Earth.

Initially it was believed that it originated when hit by a micrometeor. The Russian cosmonauts closed the hole with a special sealant.

Later it became known that the hole appeared after using the drill. Source Agency reported that an internal investigation of RSC Energia (the manufacturer of the vehicle) acknowledged the premeditation and man-made damage, but are unable to find the perpetrators.

All the ships «Soyuz» and «Progress» check to the marriage.

The head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, said that the Commission RSC «Energia» have been unable to determine the cause of holes in the hull of the spacecraft «Soyuz MS-09», he said, «the situation was much more complicated.»

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