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No Damages Reported As GOCE Satellite Falls Back To Earth
2013-11-11 07:39:22

A defunct satellite that had been mapping the Earth’s gravitational field fell back to Earth at approximately 7pm ET Sunday (01:00 CET Monday), the European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed.

ROSAT Fell To Earth Late Saturday Night
2011-10-23 05:37:41

The German-built Röntgensatellit (ROSAT) fell back to Earth Saturday evening, according to officials from NASA and the German Aerospace Center.

ROSAT Satellite Could Plunge To Earth By Halloween
2011-10-18 04:00:22

Less than a month after one defunct satellite plummeted back to Earth, it appears as though a second is on its way, and the debris could reach our planet's surface by the end of the month.

NASA Confirms Exact Re-Entry Point Of UARS Satellite
2011-09-28 04:57:29

NASA announced the exact re-entry point of its Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) on Tuesday.

European Experts Follow Satellite Reentry
2011-09-27 07:09:19

ESA closely monitored the reentry on 24 September of the UARS observatory satellite.

Is Another Disabled Satellite Headed for Earth
2011-09-26 04:16:56

A second satellite is reportedly headed for Earth and should re-enter our planet's atmosphere sometime next month.

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2011-09-25 15:11:22

The remains of UARS wound up landing somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, the exact location of the spacecraft may never be known.

North America Safe From Impact Of Satellite
2011-09-23 09:32:11

NASA said on Friday that its Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) will most likely miss North America.

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2011-09-24 07:35:40

The decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) fell back to Earth overnight.


Latest Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite Reference Libraries

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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

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2012-03-24 10:06:15

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on September 12, 1991 at 7:11 PM EDT and landed at Edwards AFB on September 18 at 12:38 AM PDT. The shuttle orbited 81 times at an altitude of 313 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 2.2 million miles. The mission lasted 5 days, 8 hours, 27 minutes, and 38 seconds. A satellite was launched to study the upper atmosphere and ozone layer. The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS), was deployed on the third day of...

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