Bad weather may postpone landing of Russian spacecraft

Thursday 14th March, 2013

The landing of a Russian spacecraft to Earth might be postponed as bad weather conditions could hamper rescue of the crew, said an official on Thursday. “The unfavorable weather conditions — heavy rain at the place of landing — makes the work of rescuers very hard,” Andrei Pryanishnikov,representative of the Russian aviation security watchdog Rosaviatsia, told Interfax news agency. Rosaviatsia is in charge of search and retrieval of the cosmonauts from the landing spacecraft module. The rescue squad consists of three planes, 14 helicopters and seven ground vehicles. All of them have arriv…

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