The report indicated the "defective workmanship" in the assembly of the third-stage engine may have played a role in the failure.
The Progress MS-04 spacecraft was lost during a Dec. 1 launch to the International Space Station.
Friday's briefing begins with news that NASA and Roscosmos successfully tested an improved manual docking system on the ISS using a Progress cargo spacecraft.
A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft docked with the International Space Station early July 5, easing concerns about supplying the station after a string of recent cargo mission failures.
The loss of a Russian Progress spacecraft that started spinning out of control shortly after its April 28 launch is being blamed on an unexpected interaction between the spacecraft and the upper stage of its Soyuz rocket, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said June 1.