History Flies Across the Sky as Kosmos-1315 Reenters the Atmosphere

On August 30th at 11:00pm Hawaiian time, the Kosmos 1315 satellite reentered the Earth’s atmosphere over the islands of Hawaii. The satellite’s reentry reflects the historic race to space between the Soviet Union and the United States during the Cold War. On October 13th, 1981, the USSR launched Kosmos 1315 …

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