Russian Space Junk Burning Up Over US Southeast? | Video
By Steve Spaleta |
A bright object lit up the skies at 1:29 EST on June 29th, 2015 across multiple southeastern states. According to the American Meteor Society this was possibly the "early reentry of the SL-6 Rocket Body 2,” a component of the Russian Cosmos 2196 Missile Early Warning system.
credit : NASA / Marshall Space Flight Center / American Meteor Society / Edited by Space.com's @SteveSpaleta