That the heads of all enterprises of Roskosmos after a failed launch at the cosmodrome East is recommended to prepare for recertification, wrote in a Friday newspaper “Kommersant”.
The day before members of the state Commission completed its investigation of the incident. They concluded that the reason for the cancellation of the first start-up was a mismatch of the connector of one of the cables of the rocket design documentation.
“Claims to the spaceport no, it is a manufacturing error made in the NPOA [Scientific-production Association of automation]. After experts found for “Soyuz-2.1 a” new on-Board system of Malakhit-7″ instead of “Malachite-3″, was updated and soldering all cables leading to it. But because of an error in one cable old model remains”, — quotes the edition of words of the source close to the special Commission on the investigation of the failure.
The newspaper’s sources also said that after the incident, serious questions arose about the build quality of the Soyuz rockets for manned programs at the plant “Progress” in Samara and, as a consequence, to the General Director of the enterprise Alexander Kirillin.
The effects of the incident on the East will be felt by other businesses, says the publication. “Their leadership will have to get recertified, to ensure the formation of personnel reserve, and also enter into the plants and associations of Deputy heads of quality, who will bear personal responsibility for the readiness of the goods”, — the newspaper writes.
According to the newspaper on Friday, 6 may, the final results of the investigation of the incident will be presented to Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who will report on them to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during a series of meetings on the development of the aerospace and defence industry in the residence of Bocharov Ruchei in Sochi.
On Thursday it became known that the CEO of NPOA Leonid Shalimov, responsible for the development of control systems for rocket and space technology, has resigned. The interlocutor of “Kommersant” in the government said that the dismissal Shalimov was not agreed with Rogozin. According to him, the Deputy Prime Minister first wanted to hear the head of the enterprise, and already then to make personnel decisions. Despite the dismissal, the meeting will still be held, the newspaper said.
Previously, after a crash on the East, Putin has issued reprimands Rogozin and head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov. Salimova was issued about incomplete official compliance.