December 22, 2013 13:31
Oko system satellite burns down above Southern Hemisphere (Part 2)
MOSCOW. Dec 22 (Interfax-AVN) - Updated reports say the Kosmos-2393 satellite integrated in the Oko system, the space component of Russia's early warning system ceased to exist last night, Interfax-AVN was told at the Vympel interstate joint-stock company, which is part of the Almaz-Antei air defense corporation on Sunday.
"According to updated reports of Vympel, the satellite ceased to exist at 1:26 a.m. After entering the atmosphere it started disintegrating, " a spokesperson said.
The U.S. space control system confirmed the early reports from Vympel.
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