Medvedev reprimanded Rogozin for an unsuccessful start of the rocket “Soyuz”
Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister commented on the unsuccessful launch of the carrier rocket “Soyuz 2.1 b” from the cosmodrome East.
“Unfortunately, it ended badly. Besides the investigation that is conducted along the lines of “Roscosmos”, I want to note that in itself this deplorable event. Bad and that all the chiefs had cheerfully reported that the launch was made in accordance with the standard indicators, and that all is well. This is unacceptable”, — quotes “Interfax” of Mr Medvedev.
The head of the government demanded that oversees the space industry Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin to develop proposals that could improve the situation.
These costs we cannot bear! Even here it is not financial, it’s just a reputational problem for the space industry. You need to draw all the necessary conclusions by results of work of the Commission, which has now been established. You need to submit a proposal and how to correct the situation, and who will answer for this, of course.Dmitry Medvedev
Mister Rogozin has promised to expeditiously report the results of the investigation of unsuccessful start-up.
“On my instructions, created a special Commission, which now checks the entire system of quality control in the manufacture of rocket and space technology and preparations for its start-up. She will work in parallel with the state Commission”, — said Deputy Prime Minister. “Well, I will report immediately”, — said Dmitry Medvedev.