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"Phobos-Grunt" was knocked down by the Americans?

17 января 2012, 22:44Общество
Russian experts suspect that the device could suffer from U.S. radiation

PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY. January 17 VOSTOK MEDIA - On Sunday evening, automatic interplanetary station "Phobos-Grunt" ceased to exist. After descending from orbit, it collapsed and its fragments fell into the Pacific Ocean at 1.25 sq km of the island of Wellington (Chile). Interdepartmental committee headed by chairman of the Scientific and Technical Council of State Corporation "Russian Technologies" Yuri Koptev is still trying to figure out why it happened. And found the newspaper "Kommersant", including versions of Russian experts are considering seriously damaging effects on electronics of "Phobos," caused by the powerful radiation of the U.S. radar in the area of the accident in the first hours after the start.

Сюжеты: Россия