General designer of the Russian space-rocket Corporation “Energy” Evgeny Mikrin died on 65-m to year of life, reported on 5 may, the Corporation “Roscosmos”.
Corporation is a manufacturer of manned spacecraft “Soyuz-MS”. On 9 April, the ship “Soyuz MS-16” delivered to the International space station with members of the 63rd expedition. Micron was among those who took part in the launch.
Shortly after returning from Baikonur he was ill, he was diagnosed with coronavirus infection, wrote on April 16 “Moskovsky Komsomolets”. On 19 April the head of “Roskosmos” Dmitry Rogozin said in an interview with radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda”that the Micron is given all necessary medical care.
Rogozin also claimed that Baikonur is no single confirmed case of the disease COVID-19.
On 5 may in Russia, a coronavirus infected 155 370 people died in 1451.