Mysterious Russian satellite, Object 2014-28E, raises fears we may be on the edge of a space arms race

Putting it on a ‘watchlist’ will not make the problem go away, nor defend anything. As mentioned in a post just yeseterday, they’re likely camouflaging themselves in space junk and now that seems to be the case. The Chinese have already launched satellites with robotic arms. The United States is seemingly at its highest point of vulnerability in its entire history.

 

A STRANGE new Russian satellite has the US and NATO nervous: It’s not doing what satellites normally do, sparking fears it is really a secret “star wars” killer.

When originally launched back in May, Western observers thought the strange signal in orbit was simply some wayward debris from a normally scheduled Russian military rocket launch.

Perhaps they were supposed to.

But now, it’s shifting orbits. It’s under power, and its purpose remains unknown.

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