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NASA Satellite Re-entry: The Fall of UARS (Updated)

September 23rd, 2011

  Note: Go to: http://www.nasa.gov/pdf/591662main_UARS%20Map.pdf NASA UPDATE: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 09:37:25 AM MDT NASA’s decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite fell back to Earth between 11:23 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 23 and 1:09 a.m. EDT Sept. 24. The Joint Space Operations Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California said the satellite entered the atmosphere […]

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NASA Satellite: Re-entry Update

September 12th, 2011

NASA’s Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS, is expected to re-enter later this month. According to a NASA-posted UARS update, as of Sept. 12th, the orbit of UARS was 145 mi by 165 mi (235 km by 265 km). Re-entry is expected during the last week of September, according to NASA and the Joint Space […]

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