Washington accused Moscow of conducting a dangerous test in space

The Pentagon claims that anti-satellite weapons allegedly tested by Russia in space can threaten the United States. Earlier, a spokesman for the US foreign policy department said that Russia conducted tests of anti-satellite weapons, which created a threat to the ISS due to the formation of a lot of debris in orbit.

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said that, according to the US defense department, anti-satellite weapons being developed in Russia could pose a threat to both US national security and other space powers.

Earlier, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said that, according to the data available to the United States, Russia conducted tests of anti-satellite weapons, which posed a threat to the International Space Station (ISS). TASS… According to him, as a result of these tests more than one and a half thousand debris formedthat can be tracked, and hundreds of thousands of small fragments that now threaten the objects in orbit of all countries, including people on the International Space Station.

Some US senior military officials have previously expressed concern about Russia’s actions in space. In response to their allegations, the press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow appreciates cooperation with Washington in space and hopes that it will not fall victim to Russophobia, and called the fears of the Americans “completely unfounded.”


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