Oh Cool, That Fireball Over the US Was Just a Russian Spy SatelliteKelsey Campbell-Dollaghan9/17/14 10:57am214EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkRelax, guys. That fireball from a few weeks ago? You know, the "rocks with glowing red and orange streaks" that everyone noticed one night? Experts agree it was just a Russian spy satellite breaking up over the Rockies. Everything's fine, nothing to see here.