Skip to comments.Has Russia just put a secret weapon in orbit? New launch prompts security concerns
Posted on 12/04/2018 1:59:28 PM PST by Innovative
The US military has raised concerns about the mysterious Russian launch
They found five orbital bodies leaving the rocket instead of four, as suggested
Either rocket's upper stage broke, or Russia had kept part of the launch secret
The US military has raised concerns about the mysterious Russian launch after they found five orbital bodies leaving the rocket instead of four, as previously suggested.
The US Combined Space Operations Centre (CSpOC) believe that either the rocket's upper stage broke in two, or the Russians had kept part of the launch secret.
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"Has Russia just put a secret weapon in orbit? New launch prompts security concerns after FIVE orbital bodies are propelled into space instead of four"
One wonders, but I don't think it's a "space weapon", even if we don't know what it is exactly.
We have a cooperative arrangement on the space station.
Knowing that the Russian space program has bee rife with failures over the years, my guess would be that the 5th object is something that wasn’t intended to go into orbit with the satellites. Like a piece of the satellite container or a chunk of rocket motor, etc.
shoot it down. My taxes pay for awesome killing weapons.
US Space Force..................NOW!..................
What space program isn’t rife with failures? It’s the nature of the beast when dealing with non-mature technologies. It’s not like the US space program looks very good right now, when we need to rely on them to put things in orbit.
I sense a treatment to pitch in there...
US Aerospace Force...
Call it whatever, just get it going!...............Need manned vehicles constantly in orbit, looking at things up close and personal.....................
Obama assured us that his mere Presence as president would both enable the United States to disarm and tame the Russian bear into peace loving teddy bears.
Since Obama was president for eight years, and it takes many years to develop weapons systems, the Russians are surely starting from a eight year hiatus in developing new weapons. The magic Negro’s mojo would certainly have caused that.
So this was just space debris.
Part of me wants to pound my chest and proclaim the superiority of all things American in technology and military might. The other part of me worries that American tech has been so compromised and that our military so preoccupied with social justice that we will easily fall prey to our enemies.
We put most of our own stuff into orbit using our own launch systems. I’ll give ya that when it comes to manned flight, though, we have to rely on the Russians.
You know were sitting on four million pounds of fuel, one nuclear weapon and a thing that has 270,000 moving parts built by the lowest bidder. Makes you feel good, doesnt it?/Steve Buscemi
hmm u dont say
Rocket/missile stages are fairly sturdy mechanisms. They have to be to support the payload through all the Gs and aerodynamic pressure of boost. They aren't so fragile as to just "break" by accident.
Sure, small pieces may come off - part of the release mechanism for example. But this sounds like whatever has their attention is big enough to, well, get their attention. Probably not separation debris.
The Russians said “Hey just get it up there even if it falls apart”, that would give them an excuse to send some of our astronauts up there and fix their stuff.
Maybe Hillary Clinton paid someone under the table to sneak a big trash can of her lost damning emails onto the rocket.
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