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Heads up! 'Space Ferrari' set to fall back to Earth

A European gravity-mapping satellite will soon go out in a blaze of glory, which could be coming to an ocean or field (and hopefully nowhere else) near you.

By September 25, 2013

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Dead satellite likely fell into Pacific Ocean--maybe

Satellite trackers may never know where NASA's derelict UARS satellite ended up, but it appears likely any debris that survived re-entry fell harmlessly into the Pacific Ocean. Maybe.

By September 24, 2011

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Patience, lots of luck needed to spot falling satellite

As radar tracking improves, satellite watchers along the path of NASA's falling UARS satellite may have a chance to spot the doomed spacecraft, but they'll need patience and a large dose of luck.

By September 21, 2011

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Track NASA's crashing satellite to avoid getting hit by space junk

An old NASA satellite is set to crash to Earth sometime today, and the Satellite AR app can help you avoid getting clocked with a hunk of space junk.

By September 23, 2011

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NASA's falling satellite caught on video?

Amateur video purports to show a few dozen pieces of the broken-up satellite on their way to a final resting place, perhaps somewhere in the Canadian wilderness?

By September 24, 2011

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Derelict NASA satellite falls back to Earth

A 6.3-ton satellite re-enters the atmosphere, presumably showering debris across a 500-mile-long impact zone, though details are still sketchy.

By September 24, 2011

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No one reported injured by falling satellite

No one has been reported injured by the satellite that fell to Earth in the early hours of this morning. The bad news? Another one's on the way.

By September 24, 2011

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Heads up! NASA satellite descends toward fiery doom

The descent of a dead, bus-size satellite has slowed a bit and radar tracking now indicates it will fall back to Earth late Friday or early Saturday, possibly showering debris along a 500-mile-long "footprint."

By September 23, 2011

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This Day in Tech: Reactions to Facebook changes; Yahoo for sale?

Too busy to keep up with today's tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET News for Friday, September 23.

By September 23, 2011

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What happens when you get hit by space junk

With space junk due to fly down upon us--probably on Friday--an Oklahoma woman tells the tale of how she was struck by space debris and, well, lived to tell the tale.

By September 22, 2011