Friday, September 23, 2011

UARS Update: Satellite Could Fall Over the United States Sometime Tonight

Feel free to ignore what I have written all week about the time/location of the fall of the UARS satellite as NASA has now announced that it doesn't expect the UARS to fall until sometime tonight or even as late as tomorrow morning. To boot, the space agency now says that a fall over the United States could be possible, too. This just goes to show just how hard it is to predict the fall of an uncontrolled satellite orbiting Earth at 17,500mph.

Full UARS coverage:
Official NASA updates
Q&A with space junk expert
NASA begins to estimate fall zone
Re-entry fireball could be as bright as Full Moon
FEMA braces for the worst
Amateur's amazing UARS videoTrack the UARS on your Android

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