Residents of the Australian city of Victoria was caught on camera “meteor rain”. However it became known later that it was the wreckage of the Russian spacecraft, writes Tech Times.
Local residents indicate that observed the phenomenon for about 20 seconds, after which it disappeared. However, the staff of the University of southern Queensland analyzed the video of the witnesses and stated that this third stage of the Russian carrier rocket
“Low speed, about six kilometres per second is a typical sign that it’s space junk,” said Professor of astrophysics Jonty hunter (Jonti Hunter).
22 may from the Plesetsk cosmodrome launched a carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1 b”. From Baikonur launched Sputnik, the Russian defense Ministry, which is supposed to warn of missile strikes.
Video, photo All from Russia.