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MOSCOW, February 1 (Itar-Tass) – An accident occurred in the launch of the rocket Zenith-3SL with the satellite Intelsat-27 from a floating platform in the Pacific. The communication contact with the rocket is lost, the telemetric data is not coming.
“The engine failed in the rocket,” a source in the Russian aerospace industry told Itar-Tass.
The source reported that Zenith-3SL fell down not far from the floating platform Odyssey, from which the rocket was launched. Other details are unclear yet.