Military-United States air force, noticed about 20 unknown items that separated from the Russian military satellite “Kosmos-2535”. They fly at a height from 359 to 969 kilometers above the Earth, and the spacecraft is approximately 600 kilometers.
This is not the first such case, according to the RIA Novosti news Agency. January 15, the American military has registered 17 such objects.
the Satellites “Kosmos-2535” and “Space-2536” – inspectors. As explained in the Russian Ministry of defense, they are designed to study the effects of vacuum on space vehicles, and conduct their maintenance.
Both satellites were put into orbit on 10 July 2019 from the Plesetsk cosmodrome.