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At Site 41 in Baikonur several monuments commemorate names of those lost in the explosion of the R rocket on October 24, No details about the accident or names of other victims have been released. It took almost three decades before the first publication in the official Soviet press shed the light on what really happened in October InOgonyok magazine, a mouthpiece of Gorbachev's "perestroika," run a story called "Sorok Pervaya Ploshadka," or Site 41 in English.
The article revealed to the Soviet people that Nedelin died in the explosion of a ballistic missile in Tyuratam along with numerous other nameless victims. Since Ogonyok's publication, several additional eyewitness accounts and the documents related to the accident have been published in Russia.
Combined, they allow more or less accurate reconstruction of the the events of October On his end, Mikhail Yangel, the chief designer of the R, could not wait to demonstrate to Khrushchev what his collective could achieve.
Yangel and Marshall of Artillery Mitrofan Nedelin, the commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces hoped to deliver a big present to Khrushchev for the celebration of the Bolshevik Revolution on November 7 -- a successful test launch of the first R missile.
Later, the veterans of the range would unanimously testify that the rocket was plagued with problems since the day its testing had started in Tyuratam on September 26, The State Commission is a temporary body composed of top officials from the institutions involved in a particular project.
Nikita Khrushchev and G. Stepanov, Chief of Staff of the Soviet of Ministers, personally signed the list of the commission members. The State Commission convened on October 3,considering the results of the testing of the LDT vehicle at the processing area of Site The meeting also approved the list of the launch personnel and officially set the launch date for October Point of no return At 8 o'clock in the morning local time, October 21, the vehicle LDT left the assembly building at Site 42 and one hour later the rocket was installed on the "left" launch pad at Site The initial checks at the launch pad were apparently uneventful and were completed successfully by October On the same day the missile was fueled for launch.
By the time of the fueling, all unessential personnel was suppose to leave the area, however, according to several accounts, Marshall Nedelin and Chief-Designer Mikhail Yangel ignored the safety rules and stayed at the pad. Around people, military and civilian, of all ranks also remained.
Soon after or around the time the fueling was completed, the launch personnel discovered a fuel leak onboard the rocket estimated at drops per minute. Yet, the technical management characterized the leak as acceptable, as long as it was kept contained.
The launch managers assigned a personnel from a chemical unit to keep the leak under control.Suites Rome and luxury five star hotel in the Eternal City with G-Rough, a masterpiece of design and style set in the heart of the capital, close to the.
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On October 26, , the Soviet newspapers published a short communique from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the Soviet of Ministers of the USSR informing that Marshall of Artillery Mitrofan Nedelin has died in the airplane crash.
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