Energia, Roscosmos Officials Sacked Over Glon

By Michael A. Taverna mike_taverna@aviationweek.com

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has sacked two top executives involved in a Dec. 5 Proton Block DM launch failure that destroyed three Glonass M spacecraft.

The firings, which were accompanied by an official reprimand to Anatoly Perminov, head of national space agency Roscosmos, reflect Medvedev’s fury over the incident, which prevented him from meeting a promised ...

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