Space Satellite UARS Might Hit Earth Friday

NASA's defunct UARS satellite is close to making its plunge through Earth's atmosphere, although nobody knows just yet where it will land. UARS is scheduled to de-orbit Friday, plus or minus a day, according to NASA scientists' calculations. NASA scientist Mark Matney says UARS is most likely to de-orbit Friday morning. "Right now, UARS is actually re-entering a little faster than anticipated because solar activity has gone up, which speeds re-entry," he said. This is the largest NASA...Full Story
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