The position of the head of NPO Avtomatiki, which was left earlier by Leonid Shalimov, picked up a new candidate. The journalists said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Volodin, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“We have selected a candidate to replace him. This comes from the enterprise, a serious man, a young man, a great expert. His candidacy was yesterday reported to the President,” — said Deputy Prime Minister.
On Friday, may 13, the leadership of the RCC “Progress” announced the resignation Shalimova, which after the failure of the first launch from the Vostochny cosmodrome Vladimir Putin has made a decision about incomplete official compliance.
Earlier that Shalimov has filed a resignation, has informed Agency “RIA Novosti” with reference to the representative of NPO Avtomatiki. The acting head of the company was appointed Mikhail Trapeznikov.
The first launch from the East was to be held on April 27, but a minute before the start it was postponed on April 28. As it became known later, the failure occurred because of an error of test and measurement equipment. After that President Putin issued the decree about incomplete official correspondence Shalimova. He was then reprimanded Rogozin and severely reprimanded the head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov.
The first launch from the Vostochny cosmodrome
C of the Vostochny space centre made the first start. The carrier rocket “Soyuz 2.1 a” has put into orbit three satellites: Lomonosov, AIST-2D” and SamSat-218.
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