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2018-08-16 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US
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Posted by Ulanter Angamp3837 2018-08-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6459 views ]  Top

#1 Bet the Russians would love to have a nice long peek into the innards of the USAF's X-37B -and- whatever Top Secret payloads it has been hauling to orbit and back.
Posted by magpie 2018-08-16 00:17||   2018-08-16 00:17|| Front Page Top

#2 This was part of the plot line in Space Cowboys, a movie ahead of its time!
Posted by Raj 2018-08-16 00:28||   2018-08-16 00:28|| Front Page Top

#3 U.S. Says Small Russian Satellite A Space Weapon

No shit..
Posted by newc 2018-08-16 00:54||   2018-08-16 00:54|| Front Page Top

#4 Hack it.
Posted by Ebbavirt Clunk4147 2018-08-16 04:41||   2018-08-16 04:41|| Front Page Top

#5 Russia has dismissed the comments as "unfounded, slanderous accusations based on suspicions".

So it's true.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-16 05:05||   2018-08-16 05:05|| Front Page Top

#6 I've read several of what are evidently retreads of this same article and I have a question. Just what is this 'abnormal behavior' in question. Does it tap dance, or sit around and make paper airplanes?
Remember, the basic trick of misdirection is to give you something to look at while keeping you from looking at something else.
Posted by ed in texas 2018-08-16 08:34||   2018-08-16 08:34|| Front Page Top

#7 ed in texas, it is a certainty that to describe that with an specificity would expose 'means and methods' since the article rules out such easily observable behaviors as orbit changes
Posted by Snoluting Phomoth8901 2018-08-16 09:29||   2018-08-16 09:29|| Front Page Top

#8 I'm sure it's a means to further control Trumpian collusion with Mother Russia.
Posted by Bobby 2018-08-16 10:29||   2018-08-16 10:29|| Front Page Top

#9 Mr. President, in October of last year the Russian Ministry of Defense deployed a space object they claimed was a “space apparatus inspector.” But its behavior on-orbit was inconsistent with anything seen before from on-orbit inspection or space situational awareness capabilities, including other Russian inspection satellite activities. We are concerned with what appears to be very abnormal behavior by a declared “space apparatus inspector.”
Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-16 11:29||   2018-08-16 11:29|| Front Page Top

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