NASA satellite falls into Pacific

Despite reports that the satellite was heading for Ireland and hit a farm in Canada, it has crashed safely into the Pacific

26th September, 2011
NASA satellite falls into Pacific
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It is finally safe to come out from under your kitchen table. Reports that NASA’s decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) was heading for Ireland and later reports that it had smashed into a farm in Alberta, Canada proved to be untrue.

NASA has confirmed that the satellite fell back to Earth between 11:23 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 23 and 1:09 a.m. Sept. 24, 20 years and nine days after its launch on...

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