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Russia’s military satellite launched with Angara rocket in April ceases to exist — NORAD

The satellite entered the atmosphere in the morning of May 18

MOSCOW, May 18. /TASS/. Russia’s satellite Cosmos-2555, launched with an Angara rocket on April 29, has burned up in the atmosphere, as follows from a statement by the North American Aerospace Defense Command NORAD made on Wednesday.

The satellite left its orbit and entered the atmosphere in the morning of May 18. At the moment it no longer exists.

The Cosmos-2555 military satellite was launched with a light rocket Angara-1.2 on April 29 from the Plesetsk cosmodrome. Several hours later the Defense Ministry said it had been put into the designated orbit. The satellite’s mission was not disclosed.