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On Altai searches failed Progress are postponed from - for a bad weather

On Altai in connection with unsatisfactory weather conditions searches of the space cargo ship " are postponed; M Progress - 12 started from Baikonur on August, 24th. Experts are compelled to postpone search of fragments of the ship from helicopters, have informed RSN in Federal space agency (Russian Space Department).
Today experts will work with cards, photos, routes and to analyze already received material. It is expected that the following departure of the search helicopter will take place not earlier than Friday, on September, 2nd.
rescuers intend to conduct searches in territory of Tourist`s Ochaksky and Ulagansky areas of republic where the ship could fail. The day before the searches which have come to the end with detection of fragments of the Soviet helicopter which was wrecked in the end of 1970 there were already conducted - h
we Will remind, the rocket the Union - At with the cargo transport ship M progress - 12 started from Baikonur on August, 24th. the truck should deliver to the International space station more than 2 t various cargoes. However at carrier rocket start there was an infringement of work of the engine, therefore the ship M Progress - 12 has fallen to territories of Altai.