Russian Space Agency Confirms Progress Cargo Spacecraft Burns Up in Atmosphere

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

Russian space agency Roscosmos has confirmed that Progress cargo spacecraft burned up it the atmosphere and its debris fell in south Siberia’s Tuva Republic.

“As a result of an abnormal situation, the loss of the Progress cargo ship took place at an altitude of 190 kilometers above the deserted mountainous area in Tuva, most of the fragments burned up in the atmosphere as a result of an abnormal situation,” Roscosmos press service said.

Earlier in the day, a source told RIA Novosti that the debris of the Progress cargo spacecraft supposedly fell in Russia’s Republic of Tuva in south Siberia

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