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NASA Says Failed Satellite Headed For Unknown Earthfall

Most of it will break up and burn before hitting the earth’s atmosphere, according to Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, but an estimated 26 pieces could hit somewhere on Earth.

09/21/2011

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Watch Out For Falling Space Junk!

Watch for falling space junk this Friday! Satellite shrapnel is the latest phenomenon to watch for in the sky.

09/19/2011

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