Natural phenomenon on the further flight of the missile is not affected.
In launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Russian rocket Soyuz-2.1 b was struck by lightning. The corresponding video was published Dmitry Rogozin in his Twitter, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
The incident occurred about 10 seconds after the start of the media, however, did not prevent the execution of the mission. Lightning struck the fairing and then into the third stage of the rocket.
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“The start was in normal mode. The weather is not a hindrance, we all weather the troops. This is again proof that lightning can’t hurt our missile and space weapons”, — said the chief of Plesetsk cosmodrome the General-major Nikolay Nesterchuk.