January 11, 2012 20:01
News from Russia, Moscow. In an interview with the Russian print edition of "News" head of the Russian space agency said that the rover Fobos-Grunt, disappeared from the radar when he went into orbit. He could become a victim of the attack of alien forces.
According to expectations, the 13-ton spacecraft, which took soil samples at the Fobos, one of the moons of Mars, has this weekend to enter the dense layers of the atmosphere.
"Today, it is not clear why the engine failed to start the rover's Fobos-Grunt. Are unclear as often interfere with our devices, when they fly to the other side of the earth, where we can not see the device, and do not get any data from it. I do not want to accuse anyone, but today there are means of influence on space ", — told reporters" News "the head of the Federal Space Agency Vladimir Popovkin
As emphasized «New York Times», Popovkin not blamed the Americans, but his appeal was drawn mostly to the U.S..
Text: Winter Ales