“Wrong, maybe the same craft, it may stay up there if they do not get it back soon.”
Apparently we lucky taxpayers own at least two of them, this one is OTV-2. The one used in the earlier mission is OTV-1.
Current mission link:
I seriously doubt there’s a capability issue, I think they just want it to stay up a bit longer. Maybe it’s observing Phobos-Grunt...
LOL, I found a conspiracy web sight where people list all the crazy things they think this toy is capable of. LOL, the rod thing is one most crazy. I think they are testing the beam me up stuff. Ha, ha.