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