Part of the Japanese carrier rocket H-2A, launched into space in 2018, exploded in orbit, formed 53 per chip, according to 18 squadron space surveillance USAF.

"Tracked 53 of the associated fragment, no signs of a collision", – stated in the message in Twitter-account of the military unit.

It is reported that the explosion occurred on Sunday.

According to the specialized website of the U.S. air force, the missile was launched on 29 October 2018. The rocket successfully launched into orbit a number of Japanese and foreign satellites. The exploding part, but it can be the upper stage of the rocket is in orbit with a height of 592-614 kilometers.