Russia rocket accident likely had two explosions, Norway monitor says

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The explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test earlier this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the likely source of a spike in radiation, Norway’s nuclear test-ban monitor said on Friday.

The second explosion, detected only by infrasonic air pressure sensors and not by the seismic monitors that pick up movements in the ground, was likely from an airborne rocket powered by radioactive fuel, the Norsar agency said.

Russia’s state nuclear agency, Rosatom, on Aug. 10 said the accident...


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Russia rocket accident likely had two explosions, Norway monitor says


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