Space Junk: NASA Now Predicts Satellite Re-Entry Tonight or Saturday Morning

Re-entry of NASA's abandoned UARS satellite into earth's atmosphere is expected late today or early Saturday, the space agency said in a new update. During that time period, the satellite will be passing over Canada, Africa and Australia, and vast areas of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans. NASA said the risk to public safety is very remote. "The satellite's orientation or configuration apparently has changed, and that is now slowing its descent," said NASA in an update. "There is a low...Full Story
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