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Military Spy Satellite Targeting Iran Crashes To Earth After Catastrophic Failure

It is absolutely fair to ask yourself if this crash could be the result of enemy action. There is no evidence of that yet, but it is something that must be investigated.

Here is what is known:

Earlier this week, a UAE-funded mission failed to launch a new satellite intended for military and civilian reconnaissance into orbit. The Falcon Eye satellite was to be launched by a European Vega rocket, but the mission failed two minutes after take-off, causing the satellite to plunge into the Atlantic.

Abu Dhabi’s Space Reconnaissance Centre (SRC) said the satellite had been “expected to add enormous potential once in orbit at an altitude of 611km to provide the center with hundreds of high-resolution images on a daily basis.” The UAE is a key ally of the US in the region and a major adversary of Iran. The satellite would have been used in part to monitor Iranian activity in the Gulf.

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