October 7, 2022

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A Russian Soyuz rocket takes off at night, its exhaust plume glowing bright red.

Pentagon condemns ‘irresponsible’ launch of Russian satellite

The Pentagon is speaking out against Russia’s launch of a spy satellite believed to overshadow one of its American counterparts in the same orbit.

The Russian satellite known as Kosmos 2558, It was launched on August 1 It appears to have been placed in roughly the same orbit as a classified US reconnaissance satellite It was launched on February 2nd. According to Dutch satellite tracker Marco Langbroek, as of August 2, Kosmos 2558 reflects the orbit of the US satellite A difference of only 0.04 degrees (Opens in a new tab) and separated 37 miles (60 kilometers).