Kazakhstan, Russia to undertake investigations into Soyuz rocket breakdown

12 October, 2018, 10:17 450
Kazakhstan, Russia to undertake investigations into Soyuz rocket breakdown

A government Commission consisting of all interested government agencies will be set up to undertake investigations. 

 

Kazakhstan and Russia will conduct joint investigations into the accident taken place during the Soyuz rocket's liftoff. Chairman of the Emergency Situations Committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Vladimir Bekker informed BNews.kz correspondent reports. 

"Anyway a government Commission will be founded by Kazakhstan and Russia, that will include all interested government agencies. The accident will be investigated, and a concluding statement will be made," said Vladimir Bekker during a briefing in the Emergency Situations Committee. 

"Russia provides us with launch schedules," he said, adding: "Up to 24 hours before launches, our troops are in a state of high alert."

Earlier, the Committee's head informed that the falling of the rocket's second and first stages was not detected, and they might fell in the Zhezkazgan District. 

The Soyuz MS-10 rocket was launched from the Gagarin Start at Baikonur at 4:00 am. The astronauts' feel normal and did not need for any medical treatment, they said in the Committee.