NASA has refused to help Russia with failure investigation “ a Fobos - the Ground “the American space agency NASA has refused participation in investigation of the reasons of wreck of the interplanetary companion “ a Fobos - the Ground “. On it has informed on a press - conferences zamglavy Russian Space Department Anatoly Shilov.
As he said, Russian Space Department sent colleagues in States the invitation to participate in investigation, however the American side has refused.
meanwhile A.Shilov has noticed that the commission investigating the reasons of falling of the Russian interplanetary station, has finished the work and in a weekend will direct the received results to Russian Space Department management.
According to last data, the interdepartmental commission led by the chairman scientifically - technical council of state corporation “ Rostehnologii “ Yury Koptevym has sounded a wreck plausible reason “ a Fobos - the Ground “. According to experts, station wreck could be the result “ influences on the space vehicle of plasma formation in magnitosfere the Earth “.
Experts have established that on November, 4th on the Sun there was a powerful flash of a class X, within the next 10 days solar activity was abnormal that could affect work of electronics of the companion.
we will remind, station start “ a Fobos - the Ground “ has been made in the night from 8 for November, 9th 2011ã. The Russian companion has fallen in 1,25 thousand in km from islands Vellington (Chile) in the evening on January, 15th 2012ã. The device could not orient correctly on the Sun and remained in the circumterraneous orbit, all attempts to come into contact with “ a Fobos - the Ground “ have failed.
originally experts believed that refusal of the onboard computer complex became the reason of malfunctions, however later this version has been recognised by insolvent. Then experts considered versions of physical failure or short circuit in a power supply system “ a Fobos - the Ground “. Besides, the version and external influence was not excluded: earlier affirmed that “ a Fobos - the Ground “ it could appear in an operative range of the American radar established on an atoll Kwajalein (Marshall Islands) which observed of a trajectory of movement of an asteroid.