Chinese satellite was shot down by Russian space debris – NASA


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Space debris The meteorological satellite launched into orbit in 2019 fell victim to a wreck of a 25-year-old Russian mission. The partial destruction of the Chinese meteorological satellite YunHai 1-02 in the spring of 2021 was due to the a wreckage formed after the Russian mission 25 years ago. This was announced by the US Space Force, according to a quarterly report from NASA. Thus, a Chinese satellite was launched into orbit on September 25 2019, while the Russian Zenit-2 rocket launched from Baikonur launched the military satellite Kosmos 2333 (Celina-2) into space on September 4, 1996. < p >...