All components of Proton rocket burnt down in atmosphere

Date: 08:41, 16-05-2014.

Almaty. May 16. KazTAG - All the component parts of Proton-M rocket carrier and fuel components burnt down in dense layers of atmosphere, reports Roscosmos.

"According to preliminary data of telemetric information, destruction of the 3rd stage occurred at 160 km height under the speed 7 km/s. All the component parts and fuel components burnt down in the dense layers of atmosphere," the agency said.

Commission is investigating the accident.

Launch and exploitation of Express - AM4P  satellite were insured.

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