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U.S. Officials Condemn Russian Anti-Satellite Test That Threatened Astronauts

U.S. Officials Condemn Russian Anti-Satellite Test That Threatened Astronauts

U.S. Officials Condemn Russian Anti-Satellite Test That Threatened Astronauts Chelsea Gohd, SPACE.com Russia conducted an anti-satellite test (ASAT) early on Monday (Nov. 15), generating hundreds of thousands of pieces of space debris and threatening the safety of astronauts on the International Space Station, the U.S. government has confirmed. “Earlier today, the Russian Federation recklessly…

US accuses Russia of firing anti-satellite weapon in space

US accuses Russia of firing anti-satellite weapon in space Sponsored Links ABIDAL via Getty Images Officials from the US and the UK have accused Russia of firing an anti—satellite weapon on July 15th. According to US Space Command, the Defense Department arm that’s responsible for military operations in outer space, it found evidence that Russia…