Space Junk: Satellite Forecast to Re-Enter Friday Afternoon off Chilean Coast; US Safe From Debris

If you're reading this story somewhere in North America and wondering where NASA's aging UARS satellite will crash to Earth, the space agency says you can rest easy. "Re-entry is expected sometime during the afternoon of Sept. 23, Eastern Daylight Time," said NASA in an update this morning. "The satellite will not be passing over North America during that time period." The Aerospace Corporation, a private firm that is tracking UARS, offered a more specific prediction, saying the satellite...Full Story
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