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The fall of Russian military satellite inadvertently captured on video

MComp 10.01.2019 at 23:00

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Frames of combustion of the satellite were made in New Zealand.

while the mast cricket between teams New Zealand and Sri Lanka spectators witnessed an unusual spectacle in the sky flying burning object. The process of flying object has caused interest of even the operator, who filmed the match. He was distracted shooting and sent a camera lens to the sky. The footage was posted to YouTube.

Initially, the witnesses took the glowing object behind the fall of the meteorite, or the flight of the drone. However it became known later that this process of recycling of the Russian military satellite "Kosmos-2430". He was intentionally removed from orbit in connection with the termination of its operation.

Earlier, the management of Air and space forces of the Russian Federation announced that "Cosmos-2430" brought to orbit on January 5 at 9.48 Moscow time. Sputnik burned in the upper atmosphere at an altitude of 100 kilometers. The fall occurred over the Atlantic ocean and passed under the full control of videoconferencing.

the Satellite was part of a system for monitoring the launches of ballistic missiles from the United States under the name "the Eye". When he was 5 years — from 2007 to 2012,

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