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A no-longer functional US satellite is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere in an uncontrolled fall in late September or early October.  Much of the 6.5 ton spacecraft is expected to burn up during re-entry, but, NASA says some pieces are expected to make it to the ground intact.  Here's the satellite

NASA admits it cannot yet pinpoint the exact area where the satellite will fall.  They plan to post updates weekly until about four days before the anticipated re-entry. The agency will then share daily updates until about 24 hours before re-entry, when it will begin even more frequent postings.

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09/07/2011 8:49PM
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