The Pentagon confirmed the information about the fall of the Russian military satellite reconnaissance "Space-2495", which was previously denied by the defense Ministry. This was reported on Friday, September 12 RIA Novosti with reference to the Strategic command of the Armed forces of the United States.
According to the American military, with "high confidence" "Space-2495" burned in the atmosphere, and therefore 3 September 2014 was expelled from satellite directory of the United States. The place of the alleged accident and its causes in the Pentagon not be called steel.
Data about the alleged catastrophe were obtained from the Joint center for space operations the U.S. space command, which is engaged in support operations of the Pentagon from space and tracks more than 17 thousands of space objects.
Earlier, the "Interfax" with reference to the American media reported that the Russian military satellite reconnaissance aircraft "Space-2495" series "amber-CM"launched into orbit in may, exploded on September 2 in the skies over Colorado and Wyoming. About this supposedly shown by the more than 30 messages from people who watched the fireball.
on 9 September in the Russian defense Ministry denied the information about the loss of the satellite, stating that the space group is functioning normally.