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Dead, 5,000-pound satellite is falling to Earth today. Will any debris survive the fiery reentry?


Dead, 5,000-pound satellite is falling to Earth today. Will any debris survive the fiery reentry? A European Space Agency spacecraft is making an uncontrolled nosedive into Earth's atmosphere – with elements of the 2.3-ton spent satellite likely to survive the plunge into purgatory. The exact time and place above Earth that the radar-scanning ESA European Remote Sensing (ERS-2) augers in is unknown, but a new prediction of the spacecraft's demise has been issued.   More



(Source: Space.com - Feb 22)

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