35 years after the accident at the launch of the Soyuz T-10 spacecraft, the emergency rescue system (SAS) has again proved its effectiveness.
In an emergency situation on October 11, 2018, when the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft was launched into orbit, the SAS worked successfully, the crew was saved.
A briefing for journalists was held at RSC Energia, where experts spoke in detail about the principle of operation of the emergency rescue system.
Interview: Igor Khamits, Pavel Vinogradov, Viktor Volchkov, Alexey Leonov, Vladimir Titov, Fyodor Yurchikhin.
Khamits I.I. - design engineer, chief designer for the development of the manned transport ship "Eagle" of RSC Energia. Vinogradov P.V. - test cosmonaut, Hero of the Russian Federation. Volchkov V.M. - Deputy Chief Designer of the Iskra ICD. Leonov A.A. - Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Strekalov G.M. - Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, cosmonaut-researcher, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR. Titov V.G. - Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union. Yurchikhin F.N. -- pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Russian Federation.