The United States launched the second week of a military satellite from the ISS

Small satellite Red-Eye-3 in the interests of the office of advanced research projects U.S. Department of defense DARPA launched from the International space station, said NASA.

Last Thursday the station was launched into orbit on the same spacecraft Red-Eye-2.

On the NASA website notes that Red-Eye-3 was launched using canadian manipulator SSRMS after the withdrawal of the satellite outside of the ISS Japanese module Kibo.

In the interest of DARPA satellite Red-Eye-3 will test satellite communications on-Board computers and control technology thermal regime.

The first of three satellites of the Red-Eye was launched in June 2019.

Now work on the ISS Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and John Wagner, as well as American astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken.