Russia canceled the launch of the rocket “Soyuz” with military satellite due to a failure of the electrical media.
This is with reference to the source in the rocket and space industry reports TASS.
Stated that “the Union” was put into orbit the companion “the Meridian-M” – a machine dual-use, both civilian and military. He, in particular, needs to provide communication of ships and aircraft reconnaissance in the area of the Northern sea route with ground stations.
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According to sources, the launch was canceled because of problems in the electrical system of the launch vehicle.
At the moment we know that “Union” has taken off from the launch pad and sent to the Assembly complex to troubleshoot issues that presumably will take “one to two weeks”.
As noted, launch a rocket with the satellite was planned for January 24 from the Plesetsk cosmodrome.
Earlier it was reported that us company SpaceX blew up a rocket for testing the alarm system ship’s Crew Dragon. These ships will replace the Soviet “Unions”, on which American astronauts flew to the International space station.