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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2018, 08:17:23 am »
RSC Energia.  Details about the emergency rescue system

10/17/2018 10:06

https://www.roscosmos.ru/25623/

On October 16, a meeting with representatives of the media was held at RSC Energia.  Igor Khamitsa, Deputy Chief Designer of Advanced Space Systems and RSC Energia systems, spoke about the crew rescue emergency response facilities (SAS) of the Soyuz launch vehicle and answered questions from journalists.

A clear triggering of the SAS during an emergency situation during the launch of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft, which ensured the safe return of the crew to Earth, caused keen media interest in the system, which was developed at RSC Energia in cooperation with other enterprises in the industry.  The meeting was organized so that, according to its results, the journalists could convey to the audience a comprehensive and, most importantly, reliable information.

Igor Khamitsa spoke in detail to the representatives of the press about the creation and basic principles of the CAC, as well as the logic of the operation of all systems of the ship and the launch vehicle during an emergency situation.

 “The emergency rescue system was developed by the followers of Korolev and modernized over the years.  It saves the crew throughout all phases of the flight, starting from the moment when the astronauts take their seats in the ship.  The system automatically tracks all phases of the flight.  Having received the “launch vehicle crash” signal, the SAS worked for a tenth of a second - and the crew returned safely to Earth, ”noted Igor Hamits.

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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #17 on: October 22, 2018, 08:58:00 am »
https://ria.ru/space/20181020/1531094932.html

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MOSCOW, October 20 - RIA News. The assemblers at Baikonur forcefully connected the side block of the Soyuz-FG rocket to the central unit, bent one of the mounting lugs and put the lubricant inwards so that it would come out when divided in flight, a rocket and space industry source familiar with the investigation told RIA Novosti.

According to him, on the thrust bearing - a special recess on the central unit of the second stage - there are two grooves on the sides, on the spherical bearing of the side unit of the first stage - two projections, and on the front part - a stem, which is clamped when placed in the thrust bearing.

“When it opens, a signal goes to the pyro lock opening the jet nozzle cover of the oxidizer tank to divert the side unit from the central unit. Assemblers during installation, when they connected the steps to the“ bag ”(four blocks of the first and second steps. - Ed.) the left ledge slightly bent, he didn’t immediately enter the groove - and he was driven out with force. When the step fell on him with the whole mass, the ledges, in fact, stood in a strut. interlocutor of the agency.

Thus, due to the bent protrusion, the ball bearing of the side unit could not easily get out of the thrust bearing and rammed the central unit during the flight, and then, at the exit, the stem sensor still worked and the valve opened, but by that time an emergency situation had occurred he explained.
According to the source, at the meeting of the emergency commission at the Progress Rocket and Space Center in Samara, the issue of production culture was raised, but experts said that such deviations from the technological documentation of the rocket assembly occur from time to time.

A source earlier said that the Roskosmos commission and the investigating authorities identified possible perpetrators of damage to one of the sensors of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle and the state commission is inclined to the version of the "accidental departure from the documentation" by collectors at Baikonur.

Today, the state commission must sign the final results of the investigation and present them to the head of Roskosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, and the public will be informed about them early next week, RIA Novosti was told in a state corporation.

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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #18 on: October 23, 2018, 11:59:39 pm »
NASA administrator says Russians on track for December Soyuz flight to station

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Russian engineers have a “really, really good idea” about what went wrong during a Soyuz launch to the International Space Station Oct. 11, forcing the ship’s two-man crew to carry out an emergency abort, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Tuesday. He added that he expects the Russians to resume piloted Soyuz flights in December.

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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #19 on: October 31, 2018, 08:18:12 am »
interesting interpretation what happen
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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2018, 10:04:28 am »
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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #21 on: October 31, 2018, 01:10:36 pm »
Yay! I urgently need to watch 2001 again.

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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2018, 12:40:22 am »
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#BreakingNews. Sergei Krikalev called the cause of the accident with the #SoyuzFG, which occurred on October 11. It has become a non-standard operation of the sensor, signaling the separation of the first and second stages of the rocket.
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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #23 on: November 01, 2018, 07:47:45 am »
Here's on-board video from the Soyuz core stage showing the failure.  Things begin to go wrong at the 1-min 23-sec mark of the video.

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Re: Manned Soyuz' booster fails enroute to ISS, crew safe
« Reply #24 on: November 01, 2018, 10:58:41 am »
Edited video with close-up and slowed down separation from the Soyuz MS-10


And in-depth article following today’s Russian state commission report.

https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2018/11/soyuz-ms-10-abort-sensor-failure-booster-separation/