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U.S. claims recently launched Russian satellite is an ASAT


U.S. claims recently launched Russian satellite is an ASAT The U.S. government claims that a recently launched Russian satellite is a counterspace weapon placed in nearly the same orbit as an American reconnaissance satellite. Amb. Robert Wood, U.S. alternate representative for special political affairs in the United Nations, made the allegation during a May 20 debate by the U.N. Security Council on a Russian resolution proposing a ban on the placement of weapons of any kind in space.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - May 22)

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